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  Wang Go
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 Chunghye was arrested in 1343 and died while being transported to Guangdong.
When King Gongmin[?] died in 1374, the Yuan Dynasty in Mongolia tried to appoint him again and a faction in Goryeo welcomed the plan, but it was eventually failed.
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 Goryeo - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The name "Goryeo" is a shortened form of "Goguryeo," the name of a kingdom in northern Korea which was conquered by Silla in 668.
All terminologies used in the court of Goryeo was that of an empire, not of a kingdom.
Goryeo is also sometimes used as a politically neutral name in the Korean language for the whole of Korea.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Goryeo   (907 words)

  
 Goryeo
The name "Goryeo" is a shortened form of "Goguryeo," the name of a kingdom in northern Korea which was conquered by Silla in AD 668.
In 1231, Mongolians invaded Goryeo and the throne moved to Ganghwado, an island in Bay of Gyonggi, in 1232.
Goryeo dynasty survived but it was under control of Mongolian control until King Gongmin began to repel Mongolian forces back.
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 King_gongmin_of_goryeo info here at en.after-gasoline-alley.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Goryeo was dominated by the Mongol Yuan Dynasty when King Gongmin took used up with the throne.
However, King Gongmin's attempt at beach reform was met with concours 'n subterfuge from those officials who were supposed to equipment their reforms, as they were landowners themselves.
It was meanwhile the reign of Gongmin that a Goryeo diplomat stationed in China named Mun Ik-jom officiated to smuggle cotton notions back into Goryeo, advancing them to the Korean peninsula for the inceptive time.
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 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.
Mongols invaded in 1238 and looted Goryeo, destroying the splendid Silla pagoda of Hwangnyongsa Temple.
King Gongmin's attempt at land reform was met with opposition and subterfuge from those officials who were supposed to implement his reforms, as they were landowners and the policy of land ownership was supposed to undergo a drastic change.
www.koreaaward.com /korea/history_GoryeoDynasty.htm   (1364 words)

  
 Gongmin of Goryeo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Goryeo was dominated by the Mongol Yuan Dynasty when King Gongmin took over the throne.
They interpreted his policy of cutting all ties with the Yuan and establishing relations with Ming China as a direct threat to their status and feared that further attempts at reform might yet be made.
It was during the reign of Gongmin that a Goryeo diplomat stationed in China named Mun Ik-jom managed to smuggle cotton seeds back into Goryeo, introducing them to the Korean peninsula for the first time.
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 King Gongmin of Goryeo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Following the repulsion of the Mongol forces that had occupied the whole of the Korean peninsula since 1238, King Gongmin began efforts to reform its government.
King Gongmin's attempt at land reform was met with opposition and subterfuge from those officials who were supposed to implement His reforms, however, as they were landowners themselves.
It was during the reign of King Gongmin that a Goryeo diplomat stationed in China named Mun-Ik-Jom managed to smuggle cotton seeds back into Goryeo, introducing them to the Korean peninsula for the first time.
king-gongmin-of-goryeo.iqnaut.net   (353 words)

  
 Wang Go Biography
In 1314 when King Chungseon passed the throne to his son Ratnashri (King Chungsuk), Öljeyitü was installed as Crown Prince and sent to the Yuan court as a hostage by rule.
The title of King of Shen was originally given to King Chungseon by Khayishan (Külüg Khan) after his support of Khayisan's succession in 1307.
When King Chungsuk died in 1339, Öljeyitü try to wrest the crown again but was crushed by King Chunghye.
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 Yi Jachun
Yi Jachun (이자춘; 李子春; Mongolian name: Ulus Bukha 吾魯思不花; (1315-1360) in China was a minor officer of the Yuan Dynasty (later Goryeo Dynasty) and the father of Yi Seonggye[?], the founder of the Joseon Dynasty[?].
After Shuangcheng was annexed by Goryeo under King Gongmin[?], he migrated to Hamju, Hamgyŏngnamdo and got promoted to manho (tümen, chief of ten thousand).
When Goryeo captured Shuangcheng, Yi Jachun is said to have sold out to it.
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 Pederasty - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The law code of Visigoth king Chindasuinth called for both partners to be "emasculated without delay, and be delivered up to the bishop of the diocese where the deed was committed to be placed in solitary confinement in a prison." The Visigothic Code At Rome, the punishment was burning at the stake.
One of the earliest mentions of male attraction to boys is that of Gongmin of Goryeo (r.
After the death of his wife in 1365 he is reputed to have spent his time in the practice of Buddhism and relations with boys, establishing an organization for their recruitment.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Pederasty   (6063 words)

  
 MBC - Global Media
King Gongmin of Goryeo was taken by the Yuan Dynasty as a political hostage and was forced to stay there for 10 years before coming to the throne.
After King Chungjeong was dethroned by the Yuan Dynasty, King Gongmin came to the throne.
After King Gongmin came to the throne, she helped her husband to become a wise and respectable King.
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 Korean History in a nutshell - China History Forum, chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The kingdom of Goryeo was founded in 918 and replaced Silla as the dominant power in Korea in the years 935-936.
The first king had the temple name Taejo, which means "great progenitor" and was applied to the first kings of both Goryeo and Joseon, as they were also the founders of the Wang and Yi Dynasties respectively.
In the reign of King Gwanggaeto of Goguryeo, Dongye was finally absorbed by that kingdom, which came to dominate the entire northern portion of the Korean peninsula.
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 KBS WORLD Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The prelude to the wane of the 500-year Goryeo kingdom was the emergence of a new power group.
Goryeo generally regarded Confucianism as the main philosophy for ruling the country and Buddhism for personal spiritual awakening.
Goryeo King Gongmin and Buddhist monk Shindon's reform in the wake of Mongolian attack ultimately failed due to aristocratic opposition, but it paved the way for fresh new blood in leadership.
rki.kbs.co.kr /english/korea/korea_click_detail.htm?No=720   (257 words)

  
 Display Detail Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These stamps, representing the tangible and intangible cultural themes of 16 local regions in Korea, are designed to promote international relations of local cities as well as the nation's interest in the stamp exhibition.
Beopju Temple, situated in Mt. Songni, one of the eight most scenic spots in Korea, was built in 553 AD during the reign of King Jinheung of the Shilla Dynasty.
King Gongmin of the Goryeo Dynasty, as well as King Taejo and Sejo of the Joseon Dynasty are also known to have stayed at this ancient temple.
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 History and Historiography in North Korea (8) - История и историография в Северной ...
A total of 63 Koguryo tombs with murals including King Tongmyong's Mausoleum and the mural tombs in Tokhung-ri and Yaksu-ri were registered as world's heritages at the 28th meeting of the World Heritage Committee of the UNESCO in July.
These mural tombs, precious assets of the Korean nation, were built in the period of the Koguryo Dynasty, the first feudal state of Korea, and had a great influence on the development of mediaeval oriental culture for their distinguished architecture and painting art of high level.
King Kumwa, a son of Haeburu, meets with Ryu Hwa and listens to her story.
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 KNTO Destination Guide - Geonbongsa Temple site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
from the west of Geojin, was founded by Adohwasang with a name, "Wongaksa" in the 7th year of King Beopheung's period(AD 520) and its maintainance work was conducted by Naonghwasang in the period of King Gongmin of the Goryeo kingdom.
Due to the fire in the 15th year of King Gojong(1878), 3,183 partitions of the temple were burnt down and 766 of them were gradually restored for 60 years.
In the time of the attack by Japanese troops, Imjin (Imjin-waeran), a monk, Samyeong-daesa recruited 6,000 soldiers to fight against them there in 25th year of King Seonjo (1592) and the place came to be an important pilgrimage place for the Defense of the Fatherland Buddhism.
www.visitkorea.or.kr /eng/info_db/dest/sight_detail.jsp?seqno=3234   (314 words)

  
 U of Goryeo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King U (born 1363, died 1389) ruled Goryeo (Korea) from 1374 until 1388.
At the beginning of the thirteenth 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.
Goryeo's senior military commander, General Choe Yeong, 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 Kaesŏng.
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 KNTO Destination Guide - Mt. Seounsan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
But in the 13th year of King Gongmin of Goryeo, Naongwhasang enlarged the temple and changed its name to "Cheongnyonsa Temple".
This temple is historically important since it was founded by the buddhist priest, Myeongbonguksa, in the 6th year of King Wonjong of Goryeo.
In the sanctrum of the Cheongnyonsa Temple is a bronze bell where the calligraphy on the body of the bell represents the typical styles of the Joseon Dynasty.
www.visitkorea.or.kr /eng/info_db/dest/sight_detail.jsp?seqno=1236   (365 words)

  
 Korean Architecture: Gaeksamun Gate, Gangneung
During the Goryeo and Joseon kingdoms (10th-early 20th centuries) towns and cities had official inns to accommodate government officials traveling on royal orders.
In the Joseon period (1392-1910), a tablet to the king was enshrined in the main hall of the inns.
King Gongmin (1351-1374), the 31st king of Goryeo, wrote a signboard for the inn when he visited Naksansa Temple in 1366.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /gangneung/GAEKSAMUN.htm   (367 words)

  
 1374 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
June 24 - Dancing mania begins in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), possibly due to ergotism
King Gongmin is assassinated and King U ascends to the Goryeo throne
April 11 - Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, heir to the throne of England (died 1398)
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There is the inscription before the stele that was made at the time the stele was erect in the 7th year of King Gongmin (1358) of Goryeo Kingdom, and the one on the back was made in the 26th year of King Yeongjo's reign (1750) of the Joseon Kingdom.
It says that the Highest Monk Wonmyeongguksa became a priest when he was 19 and served at Seonwonsa Temple until he died there at the age of 65 in the first year of King Gongmin (1352) of Goryeo Kingdom.
Also called as "Bowangsa Jungchangbi (Monument to Commemorate the Restoration of Bogwangsa Temple)", this stele is a good material to study on the simplified stele style of the late Goryeo period and on the Buddhist history.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> el:1374   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
June 24 - The illness dancing mania begins in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), possibly due to ergotism
King Gongmin is assassinated and King U ascends to the throne of Goryeo (now in Korea).
Leu Thai becomes King of Sukhothai (now in northern Thailand) after the death of King Lithai.
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 Welcome To Korea Now !!!-Society & The Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The strength of the guidebook is in the folk tales, legends and even clippings of poetry punctuating the informative outflow like spoonfuls of sugar to aid the mental digestion.
Even the legendary calligrapher was said to have been so nervous he dropped his brush, rendering one of the characters slightly slanted.
King Gongmin of the Goryeo Dynasty fled an invasion of Red Turbans to Andong where he and his beloved queen encountered a stream.
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 ▦ Dongjak Cultural Tour Guide ▦
This Buddhist temple, located within the grounds of the National Cemetery, was built by the Buddhist Priest Boin for the King Gongmin in the Goryeo Dynasty.
The King Seonjo used this temple to wish his grandmother, An of Changbin, heavenly bliss.
A legend says that the sitting iron Buddha which was made in the Goryeo dynasty asked a fisherman to let it see the light, so the fisherman placed it near the Hangang River for worship about 100 years ago.
www.dongjak.go.kr /pub/tue/tue.jsp?sc=tue03090101   (319 words)

  
 KBS WORLD Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
After some 100 years of Mongolian intervention in the Goryeo dynasty, King Gongmin ascended to the throne in 1351.
The two banned all Mongolian customs, conducted a cabinet shuffle and retrieved land and slaves from the aristocrats and returned them to the public.
But driven by increasingly ferocious aristocratic resistance, Gongmin eventually had to arrest Shindon and execute him in two days.
rki.kbs.co.kr /english/korea/korea_click_detail.htm?No=665   (147 words)

  
 :: Chuncheon City ::
He took in the innovative political reform that King Gongmin of Goryeo Kingdom led.
Their noses and eyebrows are sculptured low in depth, and their eyes and mouth are expressed with lines only.
He held various posts in succession such as Yanggwang, Chalbangsa of Jeonra-do provinc and, Daehogun during the reign of King Gongmin of Goryeo Kingdom.
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 Qi Empress - China-related Topics QI-QL - China-Related Topics
It became known to the emperor and he grew apart from her.
Since her brother Bayan Bukha (Ki Cheol) came to threaten the position of the king, Bayan Tem?r (King Gongmin of GoryeoKing Gongmin) exterminated the Gi family in a coup in 1356.
In 1364 she fielded Tash Tem?r as the king of Goryeo and dispatched troops to Korea, but they were defeated by Goryeo army in crossing the Yalu River.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Qi_Empress   (443 words)

  
 List of state leaders in 1374   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
England - Edward III, King of England (1327-1377)
Poland - Louis I of Hungary, King of Poland (1370-1382)
Cyprus - Peter II, King of Cyprus (1369-1382)
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 donga.com [english donga]
And, it was the cotton field where we first made love.” Humming the song walking along the cotton field, beautiful memories like those lyrics would come to me.
Cotton was first introduced to Korea in 1363 when King Gongmin of Goryeo reigned.
Moon Ik-jeom, who traveled to Won (the ruling dynasty of China at the time), secretly carried cotton seeds in his brush cap when he returned, introducing cotton to Korea for the first time.
english.donga.com /srv/service.php3?biid=2004101525948   (915 words)

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