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Shōji (era)

Shōji (正治) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, "year name") after Kenkyū and before Kennin. This period spanned the years from April 1199 through February 1201.[1] The reigning emperor was Tsuchimikado-tennō (土御門天皇).[2]

Change of era

  • 1199 Shōji gannen (正治元年): 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 Kenkyū 10, on the 27th day of the 4th month of 1199.[3]

Events of the Shōji era

Notes

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shōji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 882; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File Archived 2012-05-24 at Archive.today.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 221–224; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 340; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 221.
  3. ^ Brown, p. 340.
  4. ^ Titsingh, p. 223; Mass, Jeffrey. (1976) The Kamakura Bakufu: A Study in Documents, p. 158.
  5. ^ Titsingh, p. 224.

References

  • Brown, Delmer and Ichiro Ishida. (1979). The Future and the Past: a translation and study of the 'Gukanshō', an interpretative history of Japan written in 1219. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-03460-0; OCLC 5145872
  • Kitagawa, Hiroshi and Bruce T. Tsuchida, eds. (1975). The Tale of the Heike. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press. ISBN 9784130870245; ISBN 9784130870238; ISBN 9780860081883; ISBN 9780860081890; OCLC 193064639
  • Mass, Jeffrey. (1976) The Kamakura Bakufu: A Study in Documents. Stanford: Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804709071; OCLC 246494466
  • 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 Ōdai 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
Kenkyū
Era or nengō
Shōji

1199–1201
Succeeded by
Kennin