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Jōō (承応 ), alternatively romanized as Jō-ō or Shōō, was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Keian and before Meireki. This period started in September 1652 and ended in April 1655. During this time, the emperors were Go-Kōmyō-tennō (後光明天皇 ) and Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇 ).

Events of the Jōō era

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There were funeral ceremonies for Emperor Go- Kōmyō at Sennyū-ji in the 3rd year of Jōō
  • 3 October 1653 (Jōō 2, 12th day of the 8th month): Fire destroyed a large part of the Imperial palace and nearby temples.
  • 18 August 1654 (Jōō 3, 6th day of the 7th month): Buddhist priest Ingen arrived at Nagasaki from China.
  • 30 October 1654 (Jōō 3, 20th day of the 9th month): Emperor Go-Kōmyō died.

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