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  • Buddhism Research Paper

    Buddhism was first spread to Korea in 372, a period which there had three kingdoms on the Korean peninsula, they were Goguryeo (37 BC-AD 668), Baekje (18 BC-AD 660) and Silla (57 BC-935 AD). There were many reasons for the approval of the three kingdoms, but the acceptance and respect of Buddhism not only represents a religious event or advent philosophy, but also it was a decision which had huge cultural, political and social ramifications for the three kingdoms. For example, the sutras and manuscripts brought Chinese calligraphy, arts and techniques, cultivation of ethic thoughts, stories of good behaviors to the peninsula. As Kim Sung-woo states that, for Goguryeo and Baekje, Buddhism could be interpreted as an imported advance culture which…

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  • Korea Cultural Influence

    The first sarira casket in Korea was “sent by Chinese Emperor Wudi of Liang to Silla in 549 AD.” (Herzog, Royal Ontario Museum Site). About a century later, when Silla conquered the other two kingdoms, “Buddhism enjoyed a renaissance, with a number of temples being built in the Kyongsang province.” (Encyclopedia of East Asian Art). Originally Silla was the weakest kingdom, being isolated in southeast Korea, “but gradually gained power after the assimilation of Buddhism.” (Muller, Korean…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Racism In 'Brown Girl, Brownstones'

    Multi-ethnic racism was the type portrayed in this novel. Multi-ethnic racism is when racism is applied to a certain ethnic group. The Boyce family would fall into this “stereotype or category” because they are from Barbados. Silla and Deighton were the two that went through racism the most. Silla works as a housekeeper, while she cleans throughout the day on all fours scrubbing floors and etc. she goes through aggressive racism. Silla goes through this everyday she worked as a housekeeper.…

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  • King Taizong's Contribution In Overcoming The Sui Dynasty

    Sui Dynasty, the leaders of most of central and eastern China, he did so with the goal to create a unified, dominant Empire that would become a model to all other nations. From his earliest goals of standardizing the Dynastic history of the continent to his ability to seamlessly merge new practices with the old elite families, Taizong’s governance and decrees were admired by surrounding territories. His leadership and government planning especially attracted the newly unified Silla Kingdom of…

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  • History Of Taekwondo Essay

    Since the beginning, the formation of taekwondo has evolved with the use of many different techniques and forms. The earliest known form of Taekwondo originated from the Korean martial art Soobak which eventually became known as t’aekyon. In 1955, T’aekyon official became known as modern marital art of Taekwondo (“Taekwondo History”). Although Taekwondo is relatively a new sport in the eyes of Westerners, its origins date back to the early formation of Korea. Archeologist have discovered…

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  • Korean History

    400 years. The Sui dynasty in the sixth century C.E., inspired by their predecessor turned on their neighbors. At the time the Goguryeo kingdom ruled the central and northern part of Korea and held territory well into Manchuria and Siberia. Goguryeo was a vassal of the Middle Kingdom, falling within “Chinese local history” made of modern Chinese ethnic groups. They considered themselves to be on par with the Sui emperors. The Sui disagreed, and had their armies attack the kingdom. The Sui…

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  • Suicidal Client Reflection Paper

    school. She did attend one extra-curricular activity by playing soccer in high school but did not continue that sport into her collegiate career. Social and Family History Silla did report that she experienced watching her father as a child have a minimal stroke. She noted that her worrying began around that time and expressed that with more time her fear and worry have expounded. Patient expressed a healthy and positive relationship with her parents and family. Client had recently moved out…

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  • South Korea Essay

    history, it is clear to see that the country has seen a lot of hardship. Tribes controlled the landmass of Korea, but kingdoms would come into existence. These were the northern kingdom of Goguryeo; and the two southern kingdoms of Silla and Baekje. Emerging sometime between the 2nd and 4th centuries AD, these kingdoms drew influence largely from the Chinese kingdoms of the time. China attempted to take over Goguryeo at least twice, but failed. However, when Silla and China allied, all three…

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  • The Joseon Dynasty

    The Joseon Dynasty laid the path for many aspects of design found throughout the world, in present day, including architecture, art, inventions, motifs, and furniture. The history of North Korea has consisted of numerous accounts of conflict and division. Although it is said that the Korean peninsula has been inhabited since the Lower Paleolithic times, the first kingdom of Gojoseon, was founded in 2333 B.C.E. by Dangun. [1] Gojoseon, referred to as The Old Joseon, began the creation of the…

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  • Wang Kon Analysis

    Culture). The Korean people adopted this idea and applied to fit their environment. As stressed further in Professor Yoon’s work and seen throughout the structure of Korean cities and placement of graves, even in the modern time, geomancy is important to the understanding and appreciation of Korean history. The second injunction Wang Kon lists is related to geomancy. He states that Buddhist temples and monasteries should be built according to the principles of geomancy. “if [they] are…

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