Goreyo Dynasty
Goryeo, also known as Koryŏ (Korean: 고려; 918–1392), was a Korean dynasty established in 918 by King Taejo. This kingdom later gave name to the modern state of Korea. It united the Later Three Kingdoms in 936 and ruled most of the Korean peninsula until it was removed by the leader of the Joseon dynasty in 1392. The Goryeo dynasty expanded its borders to present-day Wonsan in the north-east (936–943) and the Amnok River (993) and finally almost the whole of the Korean peninsula (1374).
Two of this period's most notable products are Goryeo celadon pottery and the Tripitaka Koreana — the Buddhist scriptures (Tripitaka) carved onto roughly 80,000 woodblocks and stored, and still in, Haeinsa. Subjects and officials of the Goryeo dynasty also created the world's first metal-based movable type in 1234; the oldest surviving movable metal type book, the Jikji, was made in 1377.
In 668, Silla conquered Baekje and Goguryeo with alliance of Tang Dynasty, but by the late 9th century it was tottering, its monarchs being unimaginative and pressed by the power of powerful statesmen. Many robbers and outlaws agitated and in 900 Gyeon Hwon revolted from Silla control in the Jeolla region as Hubaekje and next year Gung Ye revolted from the northern regions as Hugoguryeo (Taebong). A son of a regional lord, Wang Geon went into Hugoguryeo as a general.
Hugoguryeo fell when Wang Geon revolted and killed Gung Ye in 918; Silla was overpowered by Goryeo and Hubaekje and surrendered to Goryeo in 935. In 936 Hubaekje surrendered and Goryeo started an unbroken dynasty that ruled Korea for 474 years.
By the 14th century Goryeo had lost much of its power under Yuan Dynasty influences. Although King Gongmin managed to free his kingdom from the Mongol influence, the Goryeo general Yi Seonggye revolted and overthrew the last king of Goryeo, King Gongyang in 1392. Gongyang was killed in 1394.

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An Introduction to the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392) | Asian Art ...
The Goryeo dynasty (918-1392) of Korea was a period of intense religious fervor. Its people—from the rulers to their lowest subjects—were ardent believers in ...
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Goryeo Celadon - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
During the nearly five centuries of the Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), celadon constituted the main type of ceramics produced on the Korean peninsula.
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Information about all 40 of the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty in South Korea. All Royal Tomb pages have pictures, information about the tombs and ...
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Goryeo Dynasty: Korea's Age of Enlightenment, 918-1392
Goryeo Dynasty: Korea's Age of Enlightenment, 918-1392
Kumja Paik Kim, 2003
This book explores the period's extraordinary production of ceramics, lacquer wares, Buddhist paintings and sculptures, illustrated manuscripts, and metal crafts in light of these themes.
Goryeo Dynasty: Korea's Age of Enlightenment, 918-1392
Goryeo Dynasty: Korea's Age of Enlightenment, 918-1392
Kumja Paik Kim and Kaz Tsuruta, 2003
Few people are aware that the name Korea is derived from Goryeo of the Goryeo dynasty (918-1392). Under the patronage of the royal court, the aristocracy and the Buddhist elite--whose taste are for luxury and refinement was unprecedented in the history of Korea--spectacular achievements were made in all areas of the arts during this period.This cat...
Introduction to Korean Law
Introduction to Korean Law
Korea Legislation Research Institute., 2012
society maintained its own traditional legal system until the modern judicial system was introduced to Korea at the end of the Joseon Dynasty in the nineteenth century. Korea adopted modern legal system at the end of the nineteenth century ...
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MobileReference, 2007
During the Goryeo dynasty exceptionally beautiful paintings were produced in the service of Buddhism; paintings of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Korean: Gwaneum Bosal) are especially noted for their elegance and spirituality. The murals ...
Interior Space and Furniture of Joseon Upper-class Houses
Interior Space and Furniture of Joseon Upper-class Houses
Sang-hŏn Chʻoe, 2007
Political and Social Systems The new aristocracy who founded the Joseon Dynasty promulgated Neo-Confucianism as their ruling ideology and philosophical basis of sovereign power. At the same time, they suppressed Buddhism, which had ...
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Rulers of the Joseon Dynasty and KDrama Interpretations | the talking cupboard
Another reason to blame Jang Ok Jung, Live in Love is that it makes me study South Korea's history, particularly Joseon Dynasty. Since I am currently enjoying my holiday, it can be said that I read about the Joseon kings almost all the time when I'm not watching dramas. It has now gotten to the…
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IN GRAND STYLE: CELEBRATIONS IN KOREAN ART DURING THE JOSEON DYNASTY
In an unprecedented exhibition, the Asian Art Museum presents masterworks from Korea This fall, the Asian Art Museum will present In Grand Style: Celebrations in Korean Art during the Joseon Dynasty, the first major U.S. exhibition to explore the colorfully choreographed ceremonies of Korea’s Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). The legacy of this dynasty—among the world’s longest—continues [...]
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Every stitch of Joseon royal embroidery holds grace @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database
For those who are looking for something to bring themselves back to the old days of Korea, there is a good opportunity to embark on a journey to the Joseon Dynasty and experience what the clothes wo
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Dalhangari | Moon Jar In Joseon Dynasty of Korea | The Pomnechy
It is called Dalhangari which means a moon jar. The type of this jar is Josepn Baekja which refers to Joseon white porcelain produced during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Korean porcelain is categorised by the era of each dynasty or kindgom. Actually white porcelain was developed from Goryeo dynasty which was the previous dynasty of Joseon, but Goryeo…
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Moe Girls' Korean Story: Famous Queen in Joseon Dynasty, Part IV: Queen Sindeok of Koksan Kang Clan
Queen Sindeok of Koksan Kang Clan (Hangul/Hanja: 신덕고황후 곡산강씨(神德高皇后 谷山康氏; Born: 1356 - Died: 1396) is the second consort of King Taejo Yi Seong-gye, the Founder of Joseon Dynasty. She is the daughter of Kang Yoon-seong (강윤성/康允成), Internal Prince Sangsan (Sangsan Buwon-gun/상산부원군/象山府院君) and coming from Koksan Kang Clan which is originated from Sinch'ŏn County, Northern Hwanghae Province, DPRK.
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When Korea Was One: Exploring Kaesong's Koryo Dynasty Treasures In North Korea | Gadling.com
Changes in Longitude It was a hot, sticky day in North Korea as we trudged up the steep hill on Tongil Street to gaze upon yet
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ReggaeBacko60s: Tibetans in Goryeo dynasty
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Epic World History: Koryo Dynasty
Koryo Dynasty The kingdom of Koryo (or Goryeo) in Korea was named after the dynasty that ruled from the fall of the Silla dynasty in 935 c. e.
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The etymology of “Canada” and “Korea” | Korea-Canada 50th Anniversary Blog
It’s no wonder that Canada’s first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, chose to name his new country “Canada” on July 1, 1867 at the enactment of the British North American Act, which created the dominion of Canada by uniting the then three provinces - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada (which later…
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