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Chōkan

Chōkan (長寛) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōhō and before Eiman. This period spanned the years from March 1163 through June 1165.[1] The reigning emperors were Nijō-tennō (二条天皇) and Emperor Rokujō-tennō (六条天皇).[2]

Change of era

  • February 5, 1163 Chōkan gannen (長寛元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Ōhō 3, on the 29th day of the 3rd month.[3]

Events of the Chōkan era

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōkan" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 120, p. 120, at Google Books; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 193-195; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 329-330; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 212.
  3. ^ a b Brown, p. 328.
  4. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 193.

References

  • Brown, Delmer M. and Ichirō Ishida, eds. (1979). Gukanshō: The Future and the Past. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-03460-0; OCLC 251325323
  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128
  • Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Nihon Odai Ichiran; ou, Annales des empereurs du Japon. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691
  • Varley, H. Paul. (1980). A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of Kitabatake Chikafusa. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231049405; OCLC 6042764

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Preceded by
Ōhō
Era or nengō
Chōkan

1163–1165
Succeeded by
Eiman