Three Kingdoms of Korea
The Three Kingdoms of Korea (Hangul: 삼국시대; hanja: 三國時代) refer to the ancient Korean kingdoms of Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla, which dominated the Korean peninsula and parts of Manchuria for ...
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Geomungo
The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts 국립국악원 Geomungo 거문고 sanjo 산조 demonstration at foreigner's traditional music class completion concer...
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...
Gojoseon
Gojoseon ([kodʑosʰʌn]) was an ancient Korean kingdom. The addition of Go (고, 古), meaning "ancient", distinguishes it from one of the various names of Joseon.During its early phase, the capital of Gojo...
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Goguryeo
Goguryeo or Koguryo (Hangul: 고구려; hanja: 高句麗, [koɡuɾjʌ]) (37 BC – 668 AD) was one of the ancient Three Kingdoms of Korea, located in the northern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula ...
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Baekje
Baekje or Paekche (Hangul: 백제; hanja: 百濟, [pɛktɕ͈e]) (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea. It was one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, together with Gogurye...
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Gaya confederacy
Gaya was a Korean confederacy of territorial polities in the Nakdong River basin of southern Korea, growing out of the Byeonhan confederacy of the Samhan period.The traditional period used by historia...
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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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Goryeo
Goryeo, also known as Koryŏ (Hangul: 고려; hanja: 高麗; [koɾjʌ]; 918–1392), was a Korean dynasty established in 918 by King Taejo. This kingdom later gave name to the modern exonym "Korea". It...
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Shin Sung-gyeom
Shin Sung-gyeom (died 927) was a Korean general during the turbulent Later Three Kingdoms period in the early 10th century. Born in Gwanghaeju (present-day Chuncheon), he became a general in the king...
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Onjo of Baekje
Onjo (?-28, r. 18 BC–AD 28) was the founding monarch of Baekje(백제,百濟), one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. According to the Samguk Sagi(삼국사기,三國史記), he was the ancestor of all Baekje kings.
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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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On Dal
On Dal (온달, 溫達, ? ~ 590), referred to by Koreans as babo Ondal ("Ondal the fool"), was a general of the Goguryeo, which was one of the Three kingdoms of Korea. Though simple minded, he rose from ...
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Sinmun of Silla
Sinmun of Silla (r. 681–692) was the thirty-first king of Silla, a Korean state that originated in the southwestern Korean peninsula and went on to unify most of the peninsula under its rule in the mi...
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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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 ...
Heondeok of Silla
Heondeok of Silla (died 826) (r. 809–826) was the 41st to rule the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the younger brother of King Soseong, and served as regent during the reign of Aejang.In 790, Heondeo...
Heukchi Sangji
Heukchi Sangji (Hangul: 흑치상지, Hanja: 黑齒常之, pinyin: Heichi Changzhi) (630–689) was a Baekje general who became a leader of the Baekje Revival Movement, and later a Tang Dynasty general.
After serio...
Mokjong of Goryeo
Mokjong of Goryeo (5 July 980 – 2 March 1009) (r. 997–1009) was the seventh ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea.
Mokjong is known for his reform of the Jeonsigwa (land-allotment system), and for ...
Hye of Baekje
King Hye of Baekje (died 599) (r. 598–599) was the 28th king of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.The second son of the 26th king Seong, he assumed the throne after the death of his older bro...
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...
Chwihui of Geumgwan Gaya
Chwihui of Geumgwan Gaya (died 451) (r. 421–451) was the seventh ruler of Geumgwan Gaya, a Gaya state of ancient Korea. He was the son of King Jwaji and Queen Boksu. He married Indeok, daughter of t...
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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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Chang of Goryeo
Chang of Goryeo (6 September 1381 - 31 December 1389, r. 1388–1389) was the 33rd and youngest ruler of the Goryeo Dynasty of Korea. He was the son of his predecessor, King U. King U was forced from p...
Tomb of King Kongmin
The Tomb of King Kongmin, more correctly known as the Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb, is a 14th-century mausoleum located in Haeson-ri, Kaepung County just outside of the city of Kaesong, North Korea. It is ...
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Biryu
Biryu (?-?) was the second son of Jumong and So Seo-no, and older brother of Onjo, the traditionally recognized founder of Baekje (18 BCE–660 CE), which was one of the Three Kingdoms o...
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...
Choe Woo
Choe Woo (Hangul : 최우 Hanja : 崔瑀) (1179? - 10 December 1249) was the second Choe dictator of the Ubong Choe Military regime. He himself went out on the battlefield to lead in fighting off th...
Beop of Baekje
Beop of Baekje (died 600) (r. 599–600) was the 29th king of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He was the eldest son of King Hye. He reigned as Baekje power declined, having lost the Seoul ...