Korea4_1 - Choson Period March 5 – 7 2007 Choson...

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Unformatted text preview: Choson Period March 5 – 7, 2007 Choson Period (1392 – 1910) • Alternate spelling is Joseon • Also referred to as Yi Dynasty – Founded by Yi Song-gye • Early and Late Periods – Separated by the Japanese invasions led by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1592, 1597 • Confucianism was the prevailing order – Buddhism secluded mountain retreats Choson Period (1392 – 1910) • Caste system – Yangban (elite) – Chungin (petty officials) – Yang’in (commoners) – Chon’in (slaves or base people) • Advancements in moveable type • Inventions of rain gauge, scaphe sundial, clepsydra (water clock) • Hangul (under King Sejong) Maps of Korea Left: 18 th century Right: 19 th century Pulguksa Temple Rebuilding during Late Choson Songgwang Temple South Jeolla Province, rebuilt 18 th century Sarangbang (Gentleman’s Study) Choson, Late 19 th century Possibly An Kyon Landscape 15 th century Kang Hui-an A Scholar Contemplating the Water Choson, 15 th century Yi Chong Bamboo Both c. 1600 Kim Hong-do (Danwon) Genre Painting , from a 25 page album, Choson, 18 th century Kim Hong-do (Danwon) SSirum Choson, 19 th century Kim Hong-do (Danwon) Gathering of the Elders Choson, 1804 Uigwe-do (Illustration of the Records of Rituals) depicting the 60...
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