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Unformatted text preview: KOREA 25/02/2010 12:02:00 Bronze age Moved from fishing and hunting to settled agriculture o Happened with the help of influences from China who developed agriculture earlier 9 bc learned to make Bronze implements 3 rd century bc influences from china again o iron age Choson o Is an old name for the first known kingdom in ancient Korea o Has 2 stories about its founding Tangun Founder of the Choson He has supernatural parentage Hwani, the lord of the heaven in the myth Dev the ability to send his son down from heaven They mountain Tibbet is when hwanin descended He was accompanied by the gods of clouds wind and rain wanted to produce a son to rule o 2 spirits but only one spirit was successful the bear tribe, the tiger tribe was not successful Founding of old Choson was supported who the spiritual ancestors from the tribes who claimed descent from the cloud wind and rain Towards the end of the Shung dynasty in China one of the nobles of the ruling family Jizi in Chinese Kija in Korean He left at the end of the Shung dynasty for the north east Exiled himself to what is now north Korea where he established the old Choson kingdom Wiman o successful in rebuilding the dynasty against China o established a state in north Korea o used the name chosen for his state as well o capital was called Pyongyang historically this capital has a lot of significance By 4 th century Korea forces has delimited all Chinese colonies The Three Kingdoms o State of Koguryo Earliest founded of 3 kingdoms as recognizable state People were called the Puyo people who came from north east china A horse riding culture with knowledge of metal working and iron horse riding culture with knowledge of metal working and iron hard fighters who spread into the north Rebelled from Chinese in year 12 Made up of 5 tribes o Paekche South east (basically divided south with Silla) o Silla South west Became a tributary state to china paid tribute to the Chinese emperor his big brother established a national academy of scholars in 682 aristocracy was firmly in power at this time did not appreciate the openness of the bureaucracy that china has they ranked the officials by level had 2 ranking orders Koreans learned about 17 of these ranks that came from China First 5 grades they gave to the royal family exclusively 6-17 went to rest of aristocrats o commoners got nothing also had another order of ranks bone ranks was hereditary...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course EALC 110 taught by Professor Hayden during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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