Structured silla society led to discontent due to

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Structured Silla society, led to discontent due to rigidity of structure, can immediately identify which rank based on house, attire etc., rank inherited by lower rank, not who wasfather or mother->hallowed bones decline and die out, last two hallowed bones Queen Sondok and Queen Chindok6. Queen Sŏndŏk (r. 632-647)First of three female rulers of Silla, aunt of Kim Ch’unch’u, second to last Hallowed Bone, credited for commencement of unification process, sent officials (Kim Ch’unch’u) to form relations with Tang China, issued three prophecies: cryptic gift from Chinese emperor, imminent Paekche attack, prediction of manner of her own death7thcentury CESilla all of Korean peninsula into parts of present day ChinaStarted unification process relations with Tang China (help from Tang), one of last Hallowed Bones, Buddhism/culture flourished (royal support of Buddhism), Silla flourished under her reign7. Parhae/P’ohai (698-926)Tae Cho-yong (d. 719) est. Chin in 698, renamed it Parhae in 713Korean kingdom after fall of Koguryo7th-10thcenturiesNorthern part of Korean peninsula well into ManchuriaDebate-was Parhae “Korean”?, Parhae took over a majority of unclaimed land that once was Koguryo, people of Parhae were Koguryo people through their language, customs, and culture, very multi ethnic kingdom, part of Chinese, Russian history also8. Later Paekche (est. 892)Founded by Kyonhwon (Kyon Hwon r. 892-936)-“the bad,” poor peasant and foot soldierin Silla, later overthrown by eldest sonOne of the Later Three Kingdoms9th-10thcenturySouthern Korean peninsulaMilitary strength-attacked Silla capital of Kyongju, killed king, raped queen, sought to establish self as successor of Paekche

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