Kōō (Nanboku-chō period)
Kōō (康応), also romanized as Kō-ō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Northern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Kakei and before Meitoku. This period started in February 1389 and ended in March 1390. The pretender in Kyoto was Emperor Go-Komatsu (後小松天皇, Go-Komatsu-tennō). Go-Komatsu's Southern Court rival in Yoshino during this time was Emperor Go-Kameyama (後亀山天皇, Go-Kameyama-tennō).
Events of the Kōō eraEdit
Southern Court nengōEdit
- Genchū, 1384–1393
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kō-ō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 560.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Komatsu Tennō," p. 255; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 317-318.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Kameyama Tennō," pp. 254-255.
- Ackroyd, Joyce. 1982) Lessons from History: The "Tokushi Yoron", p. 329.
- Titsingh, p. 318; Mass, Jeffrey P. (2002). The Origins of Japan's Medieval World: Courtiers, Clerics, Warriors, and Peasants in the Fourteenth Century, p. 410.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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