Jinki (era) facts for kids
Jinki (神亀code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , 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code: ja is deprecated ).
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.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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