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Shōtai (昌泰 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kanpyō and before Engi. This period started in April 898 and ended in July 901. During this time, the reigning emperor was Daigo-tennō (醍醐天皇 ).

Events of the Shōtai era

  • 7 December, 899 (Shōtai 2, 1st day of the 11th month): At winter solstice, all the great officials of the empire presented themselves in the Imperial court.
  • 6 February 900 (Shōtai 3, 3rd day of the 1st month): The emperor went to visit his father in the place former-Emperor Uda had chosen to live after abdication.
  • 900 (Shōtai 3, 10th month): The former-Emperor Uda traveled to Mount Kōya (高野山 , , Kōya-san) in what is now Wakayama Prefecture. He visited the temples on the slopes of the mountain.

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