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Jinki (神亀 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Yōrō and before Tenpyō. This period started in February 724 and ended in August 729. The reigning emperor was Shōmu-tennō (聖武天皇 ).

The new era name meant "Sacred tortoise".

Events of the Jinki era

  • 727 (Jinki 4): The emperor sent inspectors into the provinces to review the work of all officials.
  • 724 (Jinki 5): An ambassador from Korea was received in court.

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