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  Goryeo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Goryeo Dynasty established in 918 ruled Korea from the fall of the Unified Silla in 935 until replaced by the Joseon dynasty in 1392.
However, Goryeo does not used the term of an "emperor(皇帝)" for rulers, instead a supreme king (大王) was used for the rulers.
Supreme king Mokjong of Goryeo, the 7th monarch of Goryeo, was faced with a plot of usurption that was led by his own mother and her lover, Kim Chi-Yang.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goryeo_Dynasty   (1217 words)

 Wang Go
He was a member of the Goryeo royal family and a grandson of King Chungryeol[?].
In 1314 when King Chungseon[?] passed the throne to his son Ratnashri (King Chungsuk[?]), Öljeitü was installed as Crown Prince and sent to the Yuan court as a hostage by rule.
King Chungsuk, who was allowed to return to Goryeo in 1325, passed the throne to Buddhashri in 1330 but was reinstated after two years because Buddhashri was deposed by Yuan.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/wa/Wang_Go.html   (377 words)

 History of Korea: Goryeo Dynasty
Enthroned as the founder king of the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), the name of which was derived from Goguryeo, he drafted 10 injunctions for his successors to observe.
However, in 993, Goryeo's commanding general Seo Hui (940-998), facing a stalemate with the Liao army, convened peace talks with Liao general Hsiao to end the enmity with the recognition of Goryeo's territorial rights of south of the Amnokgang river.
Mongols invaded in 1238 and looted Goryeo, destroying the splendid Silla pagoda of Hwangnyongsa Temple.
www.koreaaward.com /korea/history_GoryeoDynasty.htm   (1364 words)

 Goryeo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, it is acceptable to refer to the monarchs of Goryeo (until the Mongol invasions) as emperors, as this indicates the lack of a subjugated relationship between Goryeo and China prior to Mongolian rule.
In order to strengthen the power of the central government, Gwangjong, the 4th ruler (the second Goryeo monarch to be posthumously titled using the same title as the Chinese emperor (hangeul: 황제; hanja: 皇帝)), made a series of laws including that of freeing slaves in 958, and one creating the exam for hiring civil officials.
Emperor Mokjong of Goryeo, the 7th monarch of Goryeo, was faced with a plot of usurption that was led by his own mother and her lover, Kim Chi-Yang.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goryeo   (1435 words)

 Goryeo (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The name "Goryeo" is a shortened form of "Goguryeo," the name of a kingdom in northern Korea which was conquered by Silla in 668.
Goryeo is also sometimes used as a politically neutral name in the Korean language for the whole of Korea.
The Wang Dynasty was the ruling dynasty of Goryeo, and comprised 34 monarchs altogether.
goryeo.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (799 words)

 Goryeo Dynasty: Korea’s Age of Enlightenment
Goryeo Dynasty features 113 rare and superb artworks (seven are designated as National Treasures of Korea) from this period—many on view in the United States for the first time—including extraordinary celadon ceramics, Buddhist paintings and sculptures, illustrated sutras (sacred Buddhist texts), ritual implements, metal crafts, and lacquer wares.
The Goryeo dynasty, the middle period in Korea’s traditional history, emerged from the disintegration of the Unified Silla dynasty and ended with the rise of the Joseon dynasty.
Goryeo was the epoch of the finest illuminated sutras.
www.asianart.com /exhibitions/korea/intro.html   (1380 words)

 Korean Architecture: Byeongsan Seowon (Pyongsan Sowon) Academy, Andong
Throughout Goryeo, the country seethed with anger at the ruling aristocracy—a small group of elites who controlled the majority of the kingdom's wealth.
According to this theory, the Goryeo dynasty was based on the support of local strongmen in league with the King.
However, instead of strengthening monarchical power, the tax-exempt privileges of the new class undermined the power of the king, who was forced to ally himself with the remaining local elites (hyangni), who occupied lower positions in the countryside.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /andong/BYEONGSAN.htm   (1889 words)

 Korean Buddhism: A Short Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The structure of Korean Buddhism of the late Silla and early Goryeo is officially termed as "five doctrinal schools and nine mountain (Seon) schools (ogyo gusan 五教九山)." 19 But the status of this nomenclature would begin to change during the Goryeo, and would, in the Joseon, be eventually eliminated.
These continued into the Goryeo, renamed as follows: the Gyeyul school of the Silla was known in the Goryeo as Namsang jong (南山宗): the Yeolban school was termed Siheung jong (始興宗),21 the Beopseong was termed Chungdo jong (中道宗); the Beopsang as Jaeun jong (慈恩宗) and the Weonyung as Hwaeom jong (華嚴宗).
The general trend of the Buddhism of the latter half of the Goryeo is that of decline due to corruption and the rise of strong anti-Buddhist political and philosophical sentiment.
www.hm.tyg.jp /~acmuller/kor-bud/korbud-overview.html   (8426 words)

 Embassies / High Commissions in India -> Embassy of the Republic of Korea : Country Profile of Korea
Both the Goryeo (918-1392) and the Joseon (1392-1910) Dynasties consolidated their authority and flourished culturally, while repelling such intruders as the Khitans, Mongols and Japanese.
The Goryeo Dynasty was founded by Wang Geon, a general who has served under Gungye, a rebel prince of the Silla Kingdom.
In its later years, the Goryeo Dynasty was weakened by internal struggles among scholar officials and warriors, and between Confucianists and Buddhists.
www.sarkaritel.com /embassy/korea_ro/cprofile.htm   (2179 words)

 Welcome to the Korean Cultural Service
The Unified Silla Kingdom declined because of contention for supremacy among the noble classes, and was annexed by Goryeo in 935.
During the Goryeo Dynasty, Jikji, the world's oldest movable metal type was published.
The Goryeo Dynasty's strength decreased gradually in the latter half of the 14th century.
www.koreanculture.org /06about_korea/history.htm   (478 words)

 The Ultimate King U of Goryeo Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
During the beginning of the eleventh century Mongol forces had advanced into China and the Korean peninsula, and by the year 1238 Goryeo was fully under Mongol domination and would remain so for the next full century.
The Chinese turned away Goryeo envoys en route to the Ming court on the pretext that Goryeo was sending them old, weak horses in tribute.
Goryeo's senior military commander, General Choi Yong, consulted with General Yi Seonggye and determined that in order to reduce the perceived threat from Ming China, they would have to remove the anti-Ming faction from power in Kaesong.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/King_U   (550 words)

 Goryeo (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Goryeo kingdom ruled Korea from the fall of Silla in 935 until the founding of Joseon in 1392.
After the Mongol invasion, Mongols forced Goryeo to give up on its status as an empire and it became a kingdom under Mongolian imperial sphere.
This led to the coup of Lee Jagyeom in 1126.
goryeo.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (840 words)

 Korean Architecture: Shin Sung-kyom shrine, Daegu
On the outskirts of Dong-Daegu is a seldom-visited shrine to general Shin Sunggyeom, a man who played a pivotal role in the founding of the Goryeo dynasty (918 to 1392).
Although the Goryeo forces fought bravely, the Later-Baekje troops overwhelmed the Goryeo camp.
The temples were destroyed in the closing years of Goryeo and nowadays not a trace remains.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /taegu/SHINSEONGGYEOM.htm   (448 words)

 North korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When the Goryeo kingdom was around it created a civilized service system.
But little did the Goryeo kingdom know, that the Monguls had overthrown China.
Soon though, the Monguls declined in power, and since the Monguls still ruled the Goryeo kingdom, it also declined in power.
tps.dpi.state.nc.us /connectasia/NorthKorea/north_korea.htm   (677 words)

 Korean History
The art of Goryeo celadon pottery is developed which continues as an art today.
In the 12th century, Goryeo underwent conflicts between the civilian and military structures and later in the 13th century Goryeo was invaded several times by the Mongolians from the north.
In 1392 the Goryeo Dynasty was taken over by the Joseon Dynasty who had a Confucian form of government.
media.graniteschools.org /Curriculum/korea/history.htm   (1166 words)

 Goryeo-Khitan Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Goryeo-Khitan Wars were a series of 10th- and 11th-century conflicts between the kingdom of Goryeo and Khitan forces near what is now the border between China and North Korea.
After the fall of Goguryeo in 668 and the brief Chinese occupation, the Kingdom of Balhae, composed of Koreans and Mohe, was established and ruled northeastern China, including today's Russian Maritime Province.
Many of Balhae's ruling class, who were mostly ethnically Koreans, moved south and joined the newly founded Goryeo Kingdom and took refuge in Goryeo after the fall of their kingdom, then later Baekje and Khitan approached together against Goryeo.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Goryeo-Khitan_Wars   (428 words)

 Table of contents for The land of scholars
Dan'gun the Son of a Bear and Gija the Wise of Yin China Gija Joseon Was a Paradise for Confucians 3.
Goryeo, the Land of Buddhism Goryeo Dynasty and Turbulent East Asia Wang Geon's Ten Articles of Instruction that Advocated the Adoption of Buddhism Appointing Men of Merit Extensively through the Civil Service Examination The Trend of Disdaining Military Officials Blooms 6.
Seongjong Elevates Confucianism History of Goryeo and Essential History of Goryeo Choe Seung-no Criticizes Buddhism Buddhism for Moral Training, Confucianism for Statecraft The State Considers the People Its Foundation Schools Must Be Established Interchange between Goryeo and Song Dynasty China 7.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0515/2005019692.html   (657 words)

 Korea Travel: Site of Goryeo Palace (Incheon City)
This is the site of the palace where several kings during the Goryeo period (918 - 1392) resided during their tenacious 39-year resistance against Mongol invaders.
In June 1232, King Hojong moved his capital to rugged Ganghwa Island.
In 1234, the Goryeo Palace and government office were finished.
www.lifeinkorea.com /Travel2/inchon/287   (228 words)

 A Goryeo (Koryo) Dynasty Celadon Cup and Stand (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A Goryeo (Koryo) Dynasty Celadon Cup and Stand (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)
A Goryeo (Koryo) Dynasty Celadon Cup and Stand
The delicate technique of sanggam involves etching the desired motifs on the dry clay body and filling in the carved space with fl and/or white slip, after which the translucent glaze is applied and the vessel fired.
www.trocadero.com.cob-web.org:8888 /ICHIBAN/items/430628/item430628store.html   (263 words)

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