Silla
The year 57BC marks the beginning of the Silla Dynasty. Together with the Goguryeo and Baekje, Silla was the third of the Three States Era, controlling the s...
Cheonmachong
Cheonmachong, formerly Tomb No.155, is a tumulus located in Gyeongju, South Korea. The tomb was excavated in 1973 and is believed to date probably from the fifth century but perhaps from the sixth ce...
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Wonhyo
Wonhyo (617–686 CE) was one of the leading thinkers, writers and commentators of the Korean Buddhist tradition. Essence-Function (體用), a key concept in East Asian Buddhism and particularly that of Kor...
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Poseokjeong
129°12′44″E / 35.809182°N 129.212265°E / 35.809182; 129.212265The Poseokjeong (Pavilion of Stone Abalone) site near Namsan in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea, was built...
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Hyecho
Hyecho ([h(j)eːtɕʰo]; 704–787 CE), Sanskrit: Prajñāvikram; Hui Chao in Chinese Pinyin, was a Korean Buddhist monk from Silla, one of the three Korean kingdoms of the period. Hyecho studied esoteric Bu...
Naehae of Silla
Naehae of Silla (died 230, r. 196–230) was the tenth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Naehae Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a descen...
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Jinhan Conquest
Saro, the most powerful statelet of the Jinhan confederacy, conquered each of the other statelets and later became Silla.The result of conquest war, Jinhan was completely annexed to Silla in the late ...
Sinmu of Silla
Sinmu of Silla (r. 839, died 839) (born Ujing) was the 45th monarch of the Korean kingdom of Silla. His reign was the briefest in the state's history, lasting only from the fourth to the seventh luna...
Kim Alcheon
Kim Alcheon (577 ~ after 654) was a member of the Silla royal family. He became Hwarang at a young age and was a famous general.
Alcheon supported Princess Deokman in politics and in her successio...
Silseong of Silla
Silseong of Silla (died 417) (r. 402–417), whose name is also given as Silju or Silgeum, was the 18th ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the son of the general (gakgan) Kim Daeseoji, who wa...
Jobun of Silla
Jobun of Silla (r. 230–247, died 247), also known by his title Jobun Isageum, was the eleventh king of the Korean state of Silla. He was the grandson of Beolhyu Isageum, and a member of the Seok clan...
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Jima of Silla
Jima of Silla (died 134, r. 112–134) was the sixth ruler of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Jima Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a descenden...
Yurye of Silla
Yurye of Silla (284-298, died 298), also known as Yuri or by his official title Yurye Isageum, was the fourteenth ruler of the Korean state of Silla. He was a Seok and the son of King Jobun, but his ...
Talhae of Silla
Talhae of Silla (?-80, r. 57-80) was the fourth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Talhae Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. Also known by his...
Ichadon
Ichadon (501–527), also known as Geochadon (거차돈) or by his courtesy name Yeomchok (염촉) or Yeomdo, was a Buddhist monk and advisor to the Silla king Beopheung.
Early in his reign, Beopheung had des...
Mishil
Lady Mishil of Silla (미실, 美室; c. 546/548 - c. 612) is an historical figure in the Korean dynasty of Silla. According to the Hwarang Segi, an ancient historical record of the Hwarang (or flower boys) ...
Bone rank system
The bone rank system was the system of aristocratic rank used in the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla. It was used to segregate society, and particularly the layers of the aristocracy, on the basis of ...
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Silla
Silla (57 BC – 935 AD) ([ɕʰilːa]) was one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, and one of the world's longest sustained dynasties. Although it was founded by King Park Hyeokgeose, the dynasty was ruled by ...
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Anapji
Anapji, or Anap Pond is an artificial pond in Gyeongju National Park, South Korea. It was part of the palace complex of ancient Silla (57 BCE - 935 CE). It was constructed by order of King Munmu in ...
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Queen Seondeok of Silla
Queen Seondeok of Silla ([sʰʌndʌk jawʌŋ]; ? - 17 February 647) reigned as Queen of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, from 632 to 647. She was Silla's twenty-seventh ruler, and its first...
Hwarang Segi
Hwarang segi (lit. Annals of Hwarang or Generations of the Hwarang) was a historical record of the Hwarang (lit. flower boys) of the Silla kingdom in ancient Korea. It is said to have been written by ...
Bell of King Seongdeok
129°13′40.54″E / 35.8295750°N 129.2279278°E / 35.8295750; 129.2279278The Bell of King Seongdeok is a massive bronze bell, the largest extant bell in Korea. The full Korean nam...
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Jijeung of Silla
Jijeung of Silla (437–514) (r.500-514) was the 22nd ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He is remembered for strengthening royal authority and building Silla into a centralized kingdom.Like many S...
Sindeok of Silla
Sindeok of Silla (died 917) (r. 912–917) was the 53rd ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was born to the Pak clan, and was the son of Daeachan Pak Ye-gyeom. He was chosen to succeed the childl...
Uisang
Uisang (625–702) was one of the most eminent early Silla Korean scholar-monks, a close friend of Wonhyo (元曉).He traveled to China, studying at Mount Zhongnan as a student of the influential Huayan mas...
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Sae Sok O-Gye
The Se Sok O-Gye, sometimes also referred to as just O-Gye, is the moral code of the hwarang formulated by a Buddhist monk named Won Gwang (원광: 圓光) consisting of five rules:The code is still used by ...
Naemul of Silla
Naemul of Silla (died 402) (r. 356–402) was the 17th ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the nephew of King Michu. He married Michu's daughter, Lady Boban. He is given the title Isageum, t...
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Old Korean
Old Korean is the historical variety of the Korean language or Koreanic languages dating from the beginning of Three Kingdoms of Korea to the latter part of the Unified Silla, roughly during the 4th t...
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