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Ahn Sung-ki (born January 1, 1952) is a South Korean actor.
An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that is used to write one or more languages based upon the general principle that the letters represent phonemes (basic significant sounds) of the spoken language.
An armillary sphere (variations are known as spherical astrolabe, armilla, or armil) is a model of objects in the sky (on the celestial sphere), consisting of a spherical framework of rings, centred on Earth or the Sun, that represent lines of celestial longitude and latitude and other astronomically important features, such as the ecliptic.
An arrow is a fin-stabilized projectile that is launched via a bow, and usually consists of a long straight stiff shaft with stabilizers called fletchings, as well as a weighty (and usually sharp and pointed) arrowhead attached to the front end, and a slot at the rear end called nock for engaging bowstring.
The, known as the Gihae Eastern Expedition (기해 동정) in Korea, was a 1419 invasion from Joseon against pirate bases on Tsushima Island, which is located in the middle of the Tsushima Strait between the Korean Peninsula and Kyushu.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.
Cheugugi (Hangul: 측우기, Hanja: 測雨器) is the first well-known rain gauge invented and used by the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 2 is a 4X turn-based strategy video game for portable platforms, developed in 2014 by Firaxis Games with Sid Meier as designer.
Sid Meier's Civilization V is a 4X video game in the ''Civilization'' series developed by Firaxis Games.
Classical Chinese, also known as Literary Chinese, is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
Daejeon is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis.
Danjong of Joseon (9 August 1441 – 24 December 1457, reigned 1452–1455) was the sixth king of the Joseon Dynasty.
Deep Rooted Tree is a 2011 South Korean television series starring Han Suk-kyu, Jang Hyuk and Shin Se-kyung.
The East China Sea is a marginal sea east of China.
An eclipse is an astronomical event that occurs when an astronomical object is temporarily obscured, either by passing into the shadow of another body or by having another body pass between it and the viewer.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
Elias Lönnrot (9 April 1802 – 19 March 1884) was a Finnish physician, philologist and collector of traditional Finnish oral poetry.
Europa Universalis IV is a grand strategy video game in the Europa Universalis series, developed by Paradox Development Studio and published by Paradox Interactive.
Gari Keith Ledyard (born 1932 in Syracuse, New York) is Sejong Professor of Korean History Emeritus at Columbia University.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
Gugyeol is a system for rendering texts written in Classical Chinese into understandable Korean.
Gunpowder, also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive.
Gwanggaeto the Great (374–413, r. 391–413) was the nineteenth monarch of Goguryeo.
Gwanghwamun Plaza (also known as Gwanghwamun Square) is a public open space on Sejongno, Jongno-gu in Seoul, South Korea.
Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.
The Hall of Worthies, or Jiphyeonjeon, was a royal research institute set up by Sejong the Great of the Korean Joseon Dynasty in March 1420.
Han Suk-kyu (born November 3, 1964) is a South Korean actor.
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.
The Korean Alphabet Day, known as Hangeul Day (한글날) in South Korea, and Chosŏn'gŭl Day in North Korea, is a national Korean commemorative day marking the invention and the proclamation of Hangul (한글; 조선글), the alphabet of the Korean language, by the 15th-century Korean monarch Sejong the Great.
Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.
An heir apparent is a person who is first in a line of succession and cannot be displaced from inheriting by the birth of another person.
The Lower Paleolithic era in the Korean Peninsula began roughly half a million years ago.
The House of Yi or Korean Imperial Household, also called the Yi Dynasty or known as Yi clan of Jeonju, was the household of Joseon and the Korean Empire, consisting of the descendants of Yi Seonggye, the founder of Joseon, known by his posthumous name, Taejo ("highest ancestor").
Hunminjeongeum (lit. The Correct/Proper Sounds for the Instruction of the People) is a document describing an entirely new and native script for the Korean language.
Hunminjeongeum Haerye (lit. "Explanations and Examples of the Correct/Proper Sounds for the Instruction of the People"), also called the Haerye Edition of Hunminjeongeum or simply The Haerye, is a commentary on the Hunminjeongeum, the original promulgation of hangul.
Hyangchal (literally vernacular letters, local letters or corresponded sound) is an archaic writing system of Korea and was used to transcribe the Korean language in hanja.
I Am the King (also known as I Am a King) is a 2012 South Korean historical comedy film, starring Ju Ji-hoon, Park Yeong-gyu, Baek Yoon-sik, Byun Hee-bong and Kim Su-ro.
Idu (이두, hanja: 讀, meaning official's reading) is an archaic writing system that represents the Korean language using hanja.
This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.
Insu, The Queen Mother is a 2011 South Korean historical television series, starring Chae Shi-ra, Hahm Eun-jung, Kim Young-ho, Kim Mi-sook, Baek Sung-hyun and Jeon Hye-bin.
The International Circle of Korean Linguistics is a scholarly organization dedicated to the promotion of awareness of, the dissemination of information about, and the facilitation of communication among those in the field of, Korean language and linguistics.
In South Korea, Islam (이슬람교) is a minority religion.
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863) also known as Ludwig Karl, was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist.
Jang Yeong-sil (c. 1390 – after 1442) was a Korean engineer, scientist and inventor during the Joseon dynasty (1392–1897).
Jang Yeong-sil is a 2016 South Korean historical drama television series starring Song Il-gook, Kim Yeong-cheol, Kim Sang-kyung and Park Sun-young.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jeon Moo-song (born September 28, 1941) is a South Korean actor.
Jeong In-ji (정인지, December 28, 1396 – November 26, 1478) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar, historian who served as Vice Minister of Education or Deputy Chief Scholar (Head of Office for Special Advisors) during the reign of King Sejong the Great, Minister of Rites during the reign of King Munjong and Danjong, Left or Second State Councillor or Vice Prime Minister from 1453 to 1455 during the reign of King Danjong, and Chief State Councillor or Prime Minister from 1455 to 1458 during the reign of King Sejo.
The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.
JTBC (stylized as jtbc) is a South Korean nationwide generalist cable TV network and broadcasting company, in which the largest shareholder is JoongAng Ilbo/The JoongAng Group with 25% of shares.
Ju Ji-hoon (also romanized as Joo Ji-hoon; born May 16, 1982) is a South Korean actor.
The Jurchen (Manchu: Jušen; 女真, Nǚzhēn), also known by many variant names, were a Tungusic people who inhabited the region of Manchuria until around 1630, at which point they were reformed and combined with their neighbors as the Manchu.
Kaesong or Gaeseong is a city in North Hwanghae Province in the southern part of North Korea, a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty.
KBS1 is the premier channel of the Korean Broadcasting System, previously known as KBS Television/KBS Channel 9 until the launch of KBS2 in 1980, is the oldest TV channel in South Korea and was the successor to HLKZ-TV (or Daehan Bangsong), Korea's first TV channel.
KBS2 is a general entertainment and drama channel of the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS).
General Kim Jongseo, (hangul: 김종서, hanja: 金宗瑞) (1383 – 10 November 1453) a prominent general, was sent by King Sejong the Great, north to destroy the Manchu in 1433.
Kim Sang-kyung (born June 1, 1972) is a South Korean actor.
The King Sejong Station is a research station for the Korea Antarctic Research Program that is named after King Sejong the Great of Joseon (1397–1450).
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) is the national public broadcaster of South Korea.
The traditional Korean calendar is a lunisolar calendar, like the traditional calendars of other East Asian countries.
Korean Confucianism is the form of Confucianism that emerged and developed in Korea.
The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.
The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.
Lee Hyun-woo (born March 23, 1993) is a South Korean actor and singer.
Linearity is the property of a mathematical relationship or function which means that it can be graphically represented as a straight line.
This is a list of monarchs of Korea, arranged by dynasty.
Longitude, is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface.
The Manchu are an ethnic minority in China and the people from whom Manchuria derives its name.
Military technology is the application of technology for use in warfare.
The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
A monk (from μοναχός, monachos, "single, solitary" via Latin monachus) is a person who practices religious asceticism by monastic living, either alone or with any number of other monks.
A morpheme is the smallest grammatical unit in a language.
A mosque (from masjid) is a place of worship for Muslims.
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is one of the leading South Korean television and radio network companies.
Munjong of Joseon (15 November 1414 – 1 June 1452) was the fifth King of the Joseon Dynasty, who ruled Korea from 1450 to 1452.
Grand Prince Yangnyeong (Hangul: 양녕대군, Hanja: 讓寧大君, 1394–1462) was a Joseon Dynasty politician and prince.
The Qianlong Emperor (25 September 1711 – 7 February 1799) was the sixth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty, and the fourth Qing emperor to rule over China proper.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Queen Soheon (12 October 1395 – 19 April 1446) (소헌왕후 심씨) was queen consort to King Sejong of Joseon and the mother of King Munjong of Joseon and King Sejo of Joseon.
Queen Wongyeong (29 July 1365 – 18 August 1420) (원경왕후 민씨) also known as Queen Dowager Hudeok (후덕왕대비) was Queen Consort of King Taejong of Joseon, the third king of Joseon and the mother of King Sejong the Great.
A rain gauge (also known as an udometer, pluviometer, or an ombrometer) is an instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure the amount of liquid precipitation over a set period of time.
The Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty refers to the 40 tombs of members of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910).
Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.
Sejo of Joseon (korean:조선 세조, 2 November 1417 – 23 September 1468, r. 1455–1468) was the seventh king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.
Sejong Center for the Performing Arts is the largest arts and cultural complex in Seoul, South Korea.
Sejong (Hangul: 세종; Hanja: 世宗), officially Sejong Special Self-Governing City (Hangul: 세종특별자치시; Hanja: 世宗特別自治市) and formerly known as Yeongi (연기, 燕岐) County is South Korea's central administrative city.
The Sejong the Great-class destroyers (Sejongdaewang-Geup Guchukam or Hangul: 세종대왕급 구축함, Hanja: 世宗大王級驅逐艦), also known as KD-III, are three guided missile destroyers of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN).
Sejongno, also known as Sejong-ro, is a street that runs through Jongno-gu in downtown Seoul.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) is a national South Korean television and radio network company.
Seungjeongwon ilgi or Journal of the Royal Secretariat is a daily record of Seungjeongwon, Royal Secretariat during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (1392 - 1910), which records the king’s public life and his interactions with the bureaucracy on a daily basis.
Sim On (1375 – 18 January 1419 (the 25th day of the 12th lunar month 1418)) was a Prime Minister or Chief State Councillor of the Korean Joseon Dynasty from September 1418 to December 1418 and the father of a Queen and father-in-law to King Sejong.
The six martyred ministers or Sayuksin were six ministers of the Joseon Dynasty who were executed by King Sejo in 1456 for plotting to assassinate him and restore the former king Danjong to the throne.
The Songhua River (also Haixi or Xingal, formerly Sunggari) is one of the primary rivers of China, and the largest tributary of the Amur River.
South Chungcheong Province (충청남도, Chungcheongnam-do, literally "Chungcheong Southern Province"), abbreviated as Chungnam, is a province in the west of South Korea.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Splash Splash Love is a South Korean television series starring Kim Seul-gi and Yoon Doo-joon.
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm is an expansion pack to the military science fiction real-time strategy game StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty by Blizzard Entertainment.
A stipend is a form of salary, such as for an internship or apprenticeship.
During the Joseon Dynasty royal titles and styles (forms of address) had been extensive and complex.
A sundial is a device that tells the time of day when there is sunlight by the apparent position of the Sun in the sky.
Taejo of Joseon (27 October 1335 – 24 May 1408), born Yi Seong-gye, whose changed name is Yi Dan, was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea reigning from 1392 to 1398, and the main figure in overthrowing the Goryeo Dynasty.
Taejong of Joseon (13 June 1367 – 30 May 1422) was the third king of the Joseon dynasty in Korea and the father of King Sejong the Great.
The Divine Weapon is a 2008 South Korean film.
The Great King, Sejong is a 2008 South Korean historical television series depicting the life of the fourth king of Joseon, Sejong the Great (played by Kim Sang-kyung).
Traditional Korean medicine (Hangul: 한의학(Hanuihak), Hanja: 韓醫學) or (Hangul: 향약 (Hyangyak), Hanja: 鄕藥) refers to the traditional medicine practices that originated and developed in Korea.
The Gyehae Treaty was signed in 1443 ("gyehae" is the Korean name of the year in the sexagenary cycle) between the Joseon dynasty and Sō Sadamori as a means of controlling Japanese piracy and legitimizing trade between Tsushima island and three Korean ports.
is an island of the Japanese archipelago situated in the Korea Strait, approximately halfway between the Japanese mainland and the Korean Peninsula.
The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize is an annual prize awarded to two institutions, organizations or individuals "for their contribution to the fight against illiteracy." It is funded by the Government of the Republic of Korea which first offered the Prize in 1989, honouring the outstanding contribution made to literacy by Sejong the Great who created the Korean alphabet Hangul.
Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (Вук Стефановић Караџић; 7 November 1787 – 7 February 1864) was a Serbian philologist and linguist who was the major reformer of the Serbian language.
A water clock or clepsydra (Greek κλεψύδρα from κλέπτειν kleptein, 'to steal'; ὕδωρ hydor, 'water') is any timepiece in which time is measured by the regulated flow of liquid into (inflow type) or out from (outflow type) a vessel where the amount is then measured.
Wilhelm Carl Grimm (also Karl; 24 February 1786 – 16 December 1859) was a German author and anthropologist, and the younger brother of Jacob Grimm, of the library duo the Brothers Grimm.
Wokou (Japanese: Wakō; Korean: 왜구 Waegu), which literally translates to "Japanese pirates" or "dwarf pirates", were pirates who raided the coastlines of China, Japan and Korea.
Yeongjo of Joseon (31 October 1694 – 22 April 1776, reigned 16 October 1724 – 22 April 1776) was the 21st king of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.
Yongbieocheonga literally means Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and was the first work written in hangul.
Yoon Doo-joon (born July 4, 1989), better known mononymously as Doojoon, is a South Korean singer and actor.
The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan (Yehe Yuan Ulus), was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan.
Great King Sejong, Great Sejong, King Se Jong, King Sejong, King Sejong the Great, King Sejong the Great of Joseon, King Sejong the Great of Korea, Se Jong, Se-Jong, Sejong, Sejong Daewang, Sejong of Joseon, Sejong of Korea, Sejong the Great of Joseon, Sejong the great of joseon, Sejong, King, 世宗大王, 세종대왕.