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Bunki 2 (文亀二年)
Timeline of 1502
Other Events of 1502
- The Benten-dô and Tennyo-bashi at Shuri Castle are completed. The hall is dedicated with a number of Buddhist sutras which had been given as a gift to the Kingdom of Ryûkyû by Joseon Korea in 1500.
- Matsuda Motokatsu launches a series of attacks on Urakami clan territory; the Urakami counterattack.
- Ryôgen-in, a subtemple of Daitokuji, is founded.
Births and Deaths
- Murata Shukô, considered the father of the tea ceremony, dies.
- Ôtomo Yoshiaki is born.
- Pope Gregory XIII is born (d. 1585).
- Sôgi dies (b. 1421).
- Tea master Takano Jôô is born.
- Toki Yorinari is born.
- Urakami Norimune dies.