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Katei (嘉禎 ?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, ?, lit. "year name") after Bunryaku and before Ryakunin. This period spanned the years from September 1235 to November 1238.[1] The reigning emperor was Shijō-tennō (四条天皇 ?).[2]


Change of era

  • 1235 Katei gannen (嘉禎元年 ?): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Bunryaku 2.

Events of the Katei Era

  • 1235 (Katei 1, 11th month): Kujō Yoritsune is raised to the second rank of the second class in the court hierarchy (the dōjō kuge).[3]
  • 1236 (Katei 2, 7th month): Yoritsune is raised to the first rank of the second class in the dōjō kuge.[3]
  • 1237 (Katei 3, 8th month): Yoritsune ordered the building of a mansion in the Rokuhara section of Kyoto.[3]


  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Katei" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 491; 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. 242-243; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 227.
  3. ^ a b c Titsingh, p. 243.


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