Unified Silla
Unified Silla (668–935) or Later Silla is the name often applied to the Korean kingdom of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, when it conquered Baekje in 660 and Goguryeo in 668, unifying the s...
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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...
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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Gwisil Jipsa
Gwisil Jipsa (鬼室集斯; Japanese: Kishitsu Shushi), also romanized Kwisil Chipsa, was the son of Gwisil Boksin (鬼室福信; Japanese: Kishitsu Fukushin), a general of Paekche. When Paekche fell in 660 his fathe...
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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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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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...
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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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...
Queen Maya of Silla
Queen Maya (Hangul: 마야 부인, Hanja: 摩耶夫人) was a member of the Silla royal house and the wife and Queen Consort to King Jinpyeong of Silla, 26th King of Silla. She was of the royal Kim clan. She was the...
Hyeokgeose of Silla
Hyeokgeose of Silla (69 BC - 4 AD, r. 57 BC–4 AD), also known by his personal full name as Bak (Park, Pak) Hyeokgeose, was the founding monarch of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He w...
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...
Jinhan confederacy
Jinhan was a loose confederacy of chiefdoms that existed from around the 1st century BC to the 4th century AD in the southern Korean peninsula, to the east of the Nakdong River valley, Gyeongsang Pro...
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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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...
Gold Crown Tomb
The Gold Crown Tomb (Geumgwanchong), is a Silla tumulus located in modern-day Gyeongju, South Korea, the former capital of the ancient Silla Kingdom. Believed to date from the fifth or sixth century C...
Hyogong of Silla
Hyogong of Silla (883-912) (r. 897–912) was the 52nd ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the illegitimate son of King Heongang by Lady Uimyeong. He married the daughter of Ichan Ugyeom. Hi...
Beolhyu of Silla
Beolhyu of Silla (died 196, r. 184–196) was the ninth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is also known as Beolhyu Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a descen...
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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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 ...
Choe Chiwon
Choe Chiwon ([tɕʰʷe tɕʰiwʌn]; 857–10th century) was a noted Korean Confucian official, philosopher, and poet of the late Unified Silla period (668-935). He studied for many years in Tang China, passed...
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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 ...
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...
Jang Bogo
Jang Bogo (787-846, alternately 841), also known as Gungbok, rose to prominence in Korea in the late Unified Silla period as a powerful maritime figure who for several decades effectively controlled t...
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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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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