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    Korea Cultural Influence

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    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 Buddhism). However, Buddhism already made an establishment in the northern Goguryeo kingdom around the fourth century, having developed ties with the former Qin Emperor. And also in the Baekje kingdom “through its frequent interchanges with the Southern Dynasties.” (Hong, 189). But since Silla was relatively isolated, the evolution of Buddhism there started a lot later, around the fifth century. During Silla’s reign, the sarira caskets and other art pieces had been created ever since the appearance of the first Buddhist reliquary a century earlier. This meant with the appearance of this artifact, along with many other Buddhist images, it had a major impact on the growth of a new belief system. Korea was religiously influenced by China’s Buddhist views and thus shaped them into their own. For example, “Buddhist historians characterized the Silla as having…

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    Buddhism Research Paper

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    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…

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    Siella Kingdom

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    At the beginning of the Three Kingdoms period, amongst the three kingdoms: Silla, Koguryo and Paekche, Silla would have seemed the least likely to succeed in unifying the Korean peninsula. Silla was the smallest of the three kingdoms, and its location on the southeastern corner of the peninsula was the furthest from China in comparison to Koguryo and Paekche. Although Silla seemed unlikely to prosper, the dynasty was powerful in many areas, leading to their success in Korean history. The Silla…

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    Silla Korea Essay

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    Denise Leidy and Huh Hyeong Uk recognize art in Silla Kingdom in Korea as a product of intermixing of various visual tradition of Korea, China and India, resulting in the development of international style in 7-8 CE. It can be illustrated by comparing sculpture, ceramics, reliquaries, architectural elements from Silla to those produced in other regions. Kingdom of Silla officially adopt Buddhism as a state religion in sixth century. Thus Buddhism linked Silla to the religious centers of Asia,…

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    During the Three Kingdoms Period (57 BCE - 668 CE), Korea was divided between the Koguryo, Paekche and Silla. The Koguryo kingdom (37 BCE) stretching from the northern Korean Peninsula to Manchuria, was the first kingdom to adopt Buddhism in China. In the southwestern part of the peninsula, the Paekche kingdom (18 BCE) ruled and were in constant rivalry with the other two kingdoms of the period. The Silla Kingdom, which was established first in 57 BCE, was most powerful of the three and played a…

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    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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    Silla's Hwarang System

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    Ancient Korea was separated into three main kingdoms. In the order of the biggest and to the smallest kingdom, it was Guogurye, Baekjie, and Silla. Silla was the weakest and the smallest of the three, but Silla was the one that unified the whole Korea into one, and the one that lead to the fall of Guogurye and Baekjie. This was what made me interested. Who thought that the weakest kingdom could unify the kingdoms? And the reason behind the success of Silla was the Hwarang System. This leads to…

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    Brown Girl Brownstones

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    immigrants that came to the U.S. pursuing the “American Dream”. Selina’s mother, Silla, and her father, Deighton, have a very interesting relationship and both want to do the opposite of what the other one wants to do and go to pretty dramatic lengths to get what each of them wants; their relationship…

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    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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    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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