Korean Confucianism
Korean Confucianism is the form of Confucianism that emerged and developed in Korea. One of the most substantial influences in Korean intellectual history was the introduction of Confucian thought as ...
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Korean art
Gray-blue, unpolished earthenware objects were made in the Gyeongsang-do region during the Silla period, and they are generally referred to as Silla earthenw...
Korean art
Korean arts include traditions in calligraphy, music, painting and pottery, often marked by the use of natural forms, surface decoration and bold colors or sounds.
The earliest examples of Korean ...
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Korean pottery
Korean ceramic history begins with the oldest earthenware from around 8000 BC.
The Three Kingdoms of Korea (57 BC-668 AD), namely Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla, provided the beginning of Korean ceram...
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Hyanggyo
The Hyanggyo were government-run provincial schools established separately during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392) and Joseon Dynasty (July 1392 - August 1910), but did not meet with widespread success i...
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Seowon
Seowon (Hangul: 서원; hanja: 書院) were the most common educational institution of Korea during the mid- to late Joseon Dynasty. They were private institutions, and combined the functions of a...
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List of seowon
This is a partial list of seowon. The seowon were Korean Confucian institutions which combined the roles of Confucian shrine and academy. The seowon here are listed according to the province in whic...
List of seowon - Wikipedia
Nokdong Seowon
The Nokdong Seowon in Urok-ri, Gachang-myeon, Daegu, South-Korea was erected in 1789 to worship the memory of Kim Chung-seon (1571–1642), a Japanese general who defected to Korea during the Japanese ...
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Bulssi Japbyeon
The Bulssi Japbyeon (roughly translated as 'Buddha's Nonsense') is a late 14th century Korean Neo-Confucian polemical critique of Buddhism by Jeong Dojeon. In this work he carried out his most compreh...
Akhak gwebeom
The Akhak gwebeom (Korean: 악학궤범, literally "musical canon") is a nine-volume treatise on music, written in Korea in the 15th century, in the Joseon Dynasty. It is written by hand in hanja, and dep...
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Seong Hui-ahn
Seong Hui-ahn(korean:성희안;成希顔, 1461–1513) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician and Neo-Confucianism Philosopher. .
Lee Ufan
Lee Ufan (Korean: 이우환, Hanja: 李禹煥, [iːuhwan] born 1936 in Haman County, in South Kyongsang province in Korea) is a Korean minimalist painter and sculptor artist and academic, honored by the government...
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Gwageo
The gwageo (or kwago) were the national civil service examinations under the Goryeo and Joseon dynasties of Korea. Typically quite demanding, these tests measured candidates' knowledge of the Chinese ...
Foreign relations of Korea
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Education in the Joseon Dynasty
Education in the Joseon Dynasty of Korea was largely aimed at preparing students for government service. The ultimate goal of most students was successful passage of the state examinations, known as ...
Joseon Dynasty politics
The politics of the Joseon Dynasty, which ruled Korea from 1392 to 1897, were governed by the reigning ideology of Korean Confucianism, a form of Neo-Confucianism. Political struggles were common bet...
Kim Tschang Yeul
Kim Tschang Yeul (born in Maengsan, South P'yŏngan province, Chōsen on 24 December 1929) is a Korean painter, who has spent most of his career focused on water drops.
Kim attended the College of F...
Choi Ik-hyun
Choi Ik-hyun (Hangeul:최익현, Hanja:崔益鉉, Pen name: Myonahm 1833-1906) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty scholar, politician, philosopher, and general of the Korean Righteous Army guerrilla forces. He was a str...
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Sojunghwa
Sojunghwa (Hangul: 소중화; hanja: 小中華) means "Small China" or "Little Sinocentrism" in Korean language.Like Sinocentrism, which is the belief that China is the center of the civilization of t...
Sungkyunkwan
Sungkyunkwan, also called Taehak (태학, 太學), was the foremost education institution in Korea during the late Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties. It is located in its original location at the bottom of the Seou...
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Byeongsan Seowon
The Byeongsan Seowon is a seowon located in the neighborhood of Byeongsan-dong, Yecheon-myeon in the city of Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Seowon is a type of local academy during th...
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Yu Hyeong-won
Yu Hyeong-won (1622–1673) was a politician and Neo-Confucianism scholar and science scholar of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. He was Korean pioneer of the early silhak ("practical learning") school as wel...
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Geumgang jeondo
Geumgang jeondo (금강전도 金剛全圖) is a famous landscape painted by Jeong Seon during the reign of King Yeongjo. The title literally means "General view of Mt. Geumgangsan" or The Diamond Mountains). It was ...
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Jeong Seon
Jeong Seon (Korean: 정선) (1676–1759) was a Korean landscape painter, also known by his pen name Kyomjae ("humble study"). His works include ink and oriental water paintings, such as Inwangjesaekdo ...
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Wongudan
Wongudan Altar, located in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea, was built in 1897 to serve as a site for the performance of the rite of heaven. The site was also known by other names, such as Hwangudan (환구단,...
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Jeonju Hyanggyo
The Jeonju Hyanggyo is a hyanggyo (school) originally established at the Gyeonggijeon Shrine site in Jeonju, Korea, sometime early in the 15th century, during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Gyeonggij...
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Government of South Korea
The government of South Korea (officially, The Government of Republic of Korea) is divided into executive, judicial, and legislative branches. The executive and judicial branches operate primarily at ...
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Sarye pyeollam
Sarye pyeollam is a kind of practical guide written by Korean scholar Yi Jae (李縡 1680 ∼ 1746) of the Joseon Dynasty, which that records and describes important rites and ceremonies based on Neo-Confuc...