Ten'ō facts for kids
Ten'ō (天応) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Hōki and before Enryaku. This period started in January 781 and ended in August 782. During this time, the emperor was Kammu-tennō (桓武天皇).
Events of the Ten'ō era
- 22 December 781 (Ten'ō 1, 3rd day of the 12th month): In 11th year of the reign of Emperor Kōnin's reign (光仁天皇11年), he abdicated. The succession (senso) was received by his son. Soon after, Emperor Kammu is said to have accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
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