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Hōki

K ry kai 2016 kobud henbu taikai h ki ry e katayama ry


Hōki (宝亀) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, "year name") after Jingo-keiun and before Ten'ō. This period spanned the years from October 770 through January 781. The reigning emperor was Kōnin-tennō (光仁天皇).

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Katayama h ki ry koshi no mawari


Change of era

  • 770 Hōki gannen (宝亀元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Jingo-keiun 4, on the 18th day of the 8th month of 770.
  • Events of the Hōki era

  • October 23, 770 (Hōki 1, 1st day of the 10th month): The era name was changed to mark the beginning of Emperor Konin's reign.
  • 778 (Hōki 9): The emperor granted Kashima-jinja a divine seal for use on documents.
  • August 28, 779 (Hōki 10, 7th month): Fujiwara no Momokawa died at age 48.
  • 781 (Hōki 12, 4th month ): The emperor abdicated in favor of his son, who would later come to be known as Emperor Kanmu. Emperor Kōnin's reign had lasted for 11 years.
  • 781 (Hōki 12, 12th month): Kōnin died at the age of 73.
  • References

    Hōki Wikipedia


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