Genroku era
   The period from 1688-1703. An era of innovation and creativity in the arts which lends its name to much of the culture of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It saw the development of ukiyo-e, woodblock prints of the 'floating world'.

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  • Genroku — Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 415.] The years of Genroku are generally considered to be the Golden Age of the Edo Period. The previous hundred years of peace and seclusion in Japan had created relative economic… …   Wikipedia

  • Genroku — (元禄, Genroku?) es el nombre que recibe un periodo de la historia cultural de Japón, caracterizado por el florecimiento de la cultura popular. Transcurre entre los años 1688 y 1703, dentro del llamado Periodo Edo, correspondiente al inicio de la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Genroku period — (1688–1704) Period in Japanese history characterized by a flourishing of the culture of the non samurai city dweller. The term is often used to cover a longer cultural period (с 1675–1725). Ostentatious displays of wealth were prohibited, but the …   Universalium

  • Era japonesa — Las eras de Japón son la manera japonesa tradicional de dividir el tiempo en unidades comúnmente entendidas. Las eras de Japón son una característica importante de la historia japonesa y una demostración de su cultura. El calendario japonés por… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Genroku — /gen roh kooh/; Japn. /gen rddaw koo/, n. a period of Japanese cultural history, c1675 1725, characterized by depiction of everyday secular activities of urban dwellers in fiction and woodblock prints. [ < Japn, the imperial era name (official… …   Universalium

  • Genroku — /gen roh kooh/; Japn. /gen rddaw koo/, n. a period of Japanese cultural history, c1675 1725, characterized by depiction of everyday secular activities of urban dwellers in fiction and woodblock prints. [ < Japn, the imperial era name (official …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1703 Genroku earthquake — The nihongo|1703 Genroku earthquake|元禄大地震|Genroku Daijishin occurred on December 31, 1703 in Edo, the forerunner of present day Tokyo, Japan. It shook Edo and killed an estimated 2,300 people. Genroku is a Japanese era spanning from 1688 through… …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese era name — The Japanese era calendar scheme is a common calendar scheme used in Japan, which identifies a year by the combination of the Japanese era name (年号, nengō?, lit. year name) and the year number within the era. For example, the year 2011 is Heisei… …   Wikipedia

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