Jōō (Kamakura period) facts for kids

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Jōō (貞応), also romanized as Jō-ō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) after Jōkyū and before Gennin. This period started in April 1222 and ended in November 1224. The reigning emperor was Go-Horikawa-tennō.

Events of the Jōō Era

  • 1222 (Jōō 2): Regulations established concerning salaries for land stewards (jitō) who were appointed by the shogunate
  • 9 July 1223 (Jōō 2, 20th day of the 6th month): The buildings of the Asama Shrine at the base of Mount Fuji in Suruga province were re-built by Hōjō Tokimasa.

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