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ANS 301M: Introduction to Korean Culture and History Fall 2006 Key Concepts 3 The Koryô Period Wang Kôn (King T’aejo), geomancy, Myoch’ong, local officials (local vs. central power), civil service examinations , Confucianism , Triptaka Koreana, Sôn/Kyo Buddhism, aristocracy vs. royal authority , civil vs. military officials
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Unformatted text preview: , military rule, Mongols, “world system,” Chinul Wang Kon – Son of Kungye, who succeeded to the throne of later Koguryo in 918; Viewing himself as the successor to Koguryo, he renamed it to Koryo and becamse the founder of a new dynasty; the modern term “Korea” comes from the name Koryo Geomancy –...
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