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Shōō (Kamakura period)
Shōō ( was a 正応) Japanese era name ( after 年号, , lit. "year name") nengō, and before Kōan This period spanned the years from April 1288 through August 1293. Einin. The reigning emperor was  Fushimi -tennō (. 伏見天皇)
Change of era
1288 Shōō gannen (: The new era name was created to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in 正応元年) Kōan 11.
Events of the Shōō era
1288 ( Shōō 1, 15th day of the 3rd month): The accession of Emperor Fushimi took place.  1288 ( Shōō 1): Oracles of the three deities — Amaterasu, Hachiman and Kasuga appeared on the surface of the pond at Todaiji in Nara. 
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