was a after Kanpyō
and before Engi.
This period spanned the years from 898
. The reigning emperor was .
Change of era
- ; 898: The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Ninna 5, on the 16th day of the 4th month of 898.
Events of the Shōtai era
- Shōtai 2, the 1st day of the 11th month (899): The sun entered into the winter solstice, and all the great officials of the empire presented themselves in Daigo's court.
- Shōtai 3, the 3rd day of the 1st month (900): Daigo went to visit his father in the place Uda had chosen to live after the abdication.
- Shōtai 3, in the 10th month (900): The former-Emperor Uda traveled to in what is now Wakayama prefecture to the south of Osaka. He visited the temples on the slopes of the mountain.
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