A society where your membership in the aristocracy is

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a society where your membership in the aristocracy is not just about what your last name is, who your father is, but all 4 of your grandparents or all 8 of great grandparents have to be part of that group etc +First of female monarch in korean history - no more holy bones left after she died +So next: true bones occupied throne - also Kims +Holy bones and true bones - tiny percentage of population, rest of population - belonged to one of the 6 headranks +Headrank 6 - highest among the 6 ranks: educated, government administrators, serve under true bone aristocrats +Surnames didn’t really mean anything ie so many kims - so kim most common surname rn +Kims monopolized world succession - royal power strong or at its peak, it only went from father to son - no other familiar bond +But after conquering koguryo and paekche, silla becomes much of bureaucratic government - trying to recruit confucian trained administrators (many from head rank 6) +Hwabaek - decisions had to be unanimous? Wtf +7th or 8th cent: silla tried to move capital a little further north to what is now daegu but resistance of aristocracy +East asian cities epidemic controls - population is high?? Europe: pop past 1 mil is industrial revolution but east asia is sooner 19/09/2019 Silla + society and administrative system +Now controlling a lot of land +Local village leaders organize local villages - commoner population taxed heavily and also by this period, significant percentage of population = slaves (roughly 30%) - slaves in that they can be bought and sold and inherited +According to korea, slaves descendents from losers of war (so the foreign side) +Commoners are free but slaves aren’t +Silla royal tombs (under = burial chamber) tumuli (each grave covered with mound of soil, eventually grass grows) - more important the person, the bigger the mound
+Paekche king’s gold crown ornament - fond of gold; precious metal +Silla gold crown +Paekche gold earrings +SIlla glass ewer +Silla ware in the shape of a mounted warrior (pottery) B. Parhae Dearth of records Koguryo’s successor state Aristocracy descended from that of Koguryo Central bureaucracy modeled after that of Tang China Local affairs managed by Malgal and other tribal leaders Lower population density compared to Silla Modes of production other than agriculture +No one really wrote about parhae so not much historical record only snippets of chinese +History of mankind dealing with civilized epicenters, far east = china, south asia = india, middle east = egypt, eventually greece and rome +Tang china - best model influenced lots of east asian places (ie. Japanese kimono basically from Tang Chinese women’s dress) +Koguryo stocks vs. Malgal tribes +Much greater than silla in terms of land space but much lower population +Compared to silla, hunting and livestock or raising livestock was more important A.Confucianism 1.Key concepts regarding of universal moral hierarchy a.Three cardinal virtues i.Subjectmust serve his or her rulerwith loyalty ii.Child+ parents iii.Wife’s loyalty (feminine chastity) vis-a-vis husband+

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