Jōō (Edo period) facts for kids
Jōō (承応code: ja is deprecated ), alternatively romanized as Jō-ō or Shōō, was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , 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code: ja is deprecated ) and Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Jōō era
- 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.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
- Sennyuji Temple Museum, Funeral ceremonies for Emperor Go-Kōmyō
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