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  • Senkaku Islands

    12 mars 2005 ( #Introduction )

    The Senkaku Islands ( Japanese : 尖閣諸島; Senkaku-Shotō) are islands are currently under Japanese control but claimed by the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China (Taiwan), by which they are known as the Diaoyu Islands or Diaoyutai Islands...

  • Saikaido / Kyushu

    12 mars 2005 ( #Introduction )

    Saikaido 西海道 is one of the main 'circuits' of Tokugawa Japan . Literally translated, it means 'western sea road', now known as Kyushu . Similarly, Hokkaido is the northern sea circuit. Nankaido , which includes all of Shikoku , is the southern; Tokaido...

  • The Great Korean Emperor?

    17 mars 2005 ( #Introduction )

    1. 마고주신 2. 개천(開天) 3. 창시기(創始紀) 4. 국 시조 안파견 한님 5. 국 제2세 혁서한님 6. 국 제3세 고시리한님 7. 국 제4세 주우양한님 8. 국 제5세 석제임한님 9. 국 제6세 구을리한님 10. 국 제7세 지위리한님 11. 태시기(太始紀) 12. 배달국 시조 커밝한한웅 13. 배달국 제2세 커부리한웅 14. 배달국 제3세 우야고한웅 15. 배달국 제4세 모사라한웅 16. 배달국 제5세 태우의한웅 17. 배달국 제6세 다의발한웅...

  • Tungustic Language

    05 avril 2005 ( #Introduction )

    in Manchu language : gurun = Country/ suwayan = yellow/ anggiyan =white/ fulgiyan =red/lamun = blue/ 愛新= aisin = gold As mentioned above Manchu is an agglutinative language, and its basic sentence structure is Subject-Object-Verb (SOV). Manchu Nouns Nouns...

  • Tang Silla Campaign > Fall of Paekche

    28 avril 2005 ( #Introduction )

    Chinese Emperor Gao Zong, the "High Ancestor," concluded an alliance with Silla not to assist Silla in its conflict with Paekche and Koguryo, but to bring the entire peninsula under imperial control of the Tang Dynasty. The alliance merely provided a...

  • Sunzi bingfa 孫子兵法 "The Art of War by Master Sun"

    02 mai 2005 ( #Introduction )

    Sunzi bingfa 孫子兵法 "The Art of War by Master Sun" The Art of War is the most popular military classic in both Asia and the West. By Japanese managers it was even employed as guideline for war inside the economic market. It is ttributed to the semi-legendary...

  • Tangumdae - Chungju

    09 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    TANGUMDAE : Konishi Yukinaga (1st Division) : 18,000 Shin Rip (Korean Army) : 8,000 KIA :Shin Rip CH'UNGJU 27 APRIL 1592 Most of the southern Korean fortresses had fallen to the Japanese advances. As the invaders pressed towards the capital, many Koreans...

  • Sarhu battle

    11 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    The Battle of Sarhū refers to the series of battles between the Manchus and Ming on March 1619 , which ended in the overwhelming victory of the former. Official documents exaggerate the numbers of Ming soldiers and Manchus up to 470 thousand and 60 thousand...

  • Nagashino Battle

    11 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    Battle of Nagashino The Battle of Nagashino in 1575 took place in Nagashino in Mikawa of Japan . Takeda Katsuyori besieged Okudaira Nobumasa at Nagashino Castle in 1575 . Nobumasa was holding the castle for Tokugawa Ieyasu and this castle was situated...

  • Myongnyang /Jindo Battle

    12 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    The Battle of Myongnyang (1597) 1980 Painting by Kim Yong Hwan. [3] Admiral Yi, determined to fight on against the formidable odds with the mere twelve warships and about one hundred twenty sailors remaining in his command. He engaged a Japanese fleet...

  • Hansando

    12 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    The Battle of Hansando (1592) [1] The Battle of Hansando (1592) [2] Sources: http://www.geocities.com/yi_sun_shin_adm/images/Hansando_1592.jpg [1] From Nanjung Ilgi; The War Diary of Admiral Yi Sun Shin 1977, Yonsei University Press http://www.geocities.com/yi_sun_shin_adm/images/Hansando_1592_B.jpg...

  • The Battle of Okpo (1592)

    12 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    The Battle of Okpo (1592) 1978 Painting by Moon Hak Jung. [3] 옥포해전 / 1592. 5. 7 전과 - 왜선 42척을 가앉히고 4천명의 왜군을 섬멸 판옥선 1척 손실 이순신 장군의 기함을 선두로 하여 횡렬로 늘어서 한꺼번에 안 쪽을 향해 돌진. 그리고 왜군의 중심부로 돌격하여 지자포, 현자포를 마구 쏨. 순식간에 왜선 수 척이 불타고 침몰하기 시작함. 결국 왜적들은 배를 버리고 도망가거나 붙잡혀 격멸....

  • Battle々 of Kizu River, 1576 : Nobunagas ironclads

    12 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    木津川 毛利輝元 : 600隻 織田信長 九鬼水軍の安宅船 Oda Nobunaga, a Japanese daimyo had six iron-covered Ōatakebune (大安宅船) made in 1576. These ships were called "Tekkousen", lit. iron armored ships, and were armed with multiple cannons and large caliber rifles to defeat large,...

  • The Battle of Sacheun (1592)

    12 mars 2005 ( #Battles )

    사천포해전 / 1592. 5. 29 전과 - 왜선 12척 모두 불태움. 유인작전사용. 함대가 뱃머리를 돌려 10리도 못 나와 이순신 장군의 예상은 적중하여 왜적들이 모두 배에 옮겨 타고 우리 함대를 추격하기 시작. 이순신 장군은 급히 뱃머리를 돌려 적들을 향해 공격 명령을 내림. 거북선이 돌격의 임무를 띄고 적의 선단 깊숙이 쳐들어감. 뒤이어 판옥선들은 재빠르게 후미의 적선들을 봉쇄하고 화력을 퍼붓기 시작. 조선 수군은 왜적의 배 12척을 모조리...

  • Khitans (Liao) vs Koreans (Koryo)

    08 mai 2005 ( #Introduction )

    In 926, when Khitan tribes finally engulfed Parhae and brought the power of the steppe nomads ever closer to Koryo's northern frontier, Wang Kon initiated plans to reconquer the old Koguryo territory of T'aebong (The Later Three Kingdoms). He stationed...

  • Jurchen

    29 mai 2005 ( #Introduction )

    The Jurchens (Chinese: 女真, pinyin: nǚzhēn) were a Tungus people who inhabited parts of Manchuria and northern Korea until the seventeenth century, when they became the Manchus. They established the Jin Dynasty (aisin gurun in Jurchen/Manchu) between 1115...

  • Etymology of Andong

    05 mars 2005 ( #Andong )

    The Tang empire - the second of the Chinese empires having subcontinental size, after the Han 漢 - stretched from the Tarim Basin 塔里木盆地 to the Korean Peninsula, and from Mongolia down to what is modern Vietnam. The Tang capital was Chang'an 長安 (modern...

  • Andong granted title

    05 mars 2005 ( #Andong )

    In times of Chinese division, Korean Kingdoms had friendly relations with neighboring states-exchange of embassies, honorific titles bestowed by the Chinese emperors, and the absence of large-scale conflicts. But, when China became unified with various...

  • Protectorate General to Pacify the East

    05 mars 2005 ( #Andong )

    The Protectorate-General to Pacify the East 安東都護府 (An dong tuo hu fu in Pinyin) 안동도호부 (Andong Dohobu in Korean) was a military government established at Pyongyang by Tang Dynasty China in 668 . It played an important role in the turbulent events of the...

  • Jin and the Three Han States

    27 février 2005 ( #Kingdom )

    JIN - An ancient Korean state or league of tribal states, located in southern Korea.Jin was active in the last half of the first millenium BCE. Little of substance is known of it, and the degree of authority able to be exerted by Jin monarchs over local...

  • Fuyu Kingdoms

    27 février 2005 ( #Kingdom )

    Fuyu/Fūyú (Buyeo 부여/Buyo/Puyŏ/夫餘) was an ancient ethnic group and its kingdom in northern Manchuria . 부여(夫餘)(늦어도 기원전 2세기 ~ 494년 )는 삼국시대 한국의 조상으로 생각되는 초기 국가들 중 하나로, 지금의 쑹화강 유역을 중심으로 북 만주 일대를 지배한 것으로 여겨지고 있다. 고구려 와 백제 는 부여로부터 나온 국가로 생각된다.Their manners and...

  • WiMan Joseon/Wei Man Chaoxian

    27 février 2005 ( #Kingdom )

    Wiman Joseon/위만조선/衛滿朝鮮 ( 194 BC - 108 BC ) was the continuation of Go-Joseon , founded by Wiman .Wiman was originally a refugee from the Chinese state of Yan . He succeeded in driving out King Jun of Go-Joseon and taking over the throne. He made the capital...

  • Gija Joseon

    27 février 2005 ( #Kingdom )

    Gija Joseon/기자 조선/箕子朝鮮 Gija Joseon (around 300 BC - 194 BC * or 1126 BC - 194 BC ) was an ancient kingdom that succeeded Go-Joseon . Gija was the paternal uncle of the last emperor of the Chinese Shang Dynasty , the tyrannical King Zhou. Gija was imprisoned...

  • Dong-Yi and Han-guk Empire

    27 février 2005 ( #Kingdom )

    The first Korean nation, Han-gook (also pronounced whan-gook, 桓國), was established in 7,197 BC and lasted 3,301 years. According to an archive recently discovered (桓檀古記), this nation was made of 12 tribes in the region of Lake Baikal in Siberia. About...

  • Bai-dal Empire

    27 février 2005 ( #Kingdom )

    3898 BCEstablishment of Bai-dal Nara, the first Dong-yi state. Its territories are as follows: (farthest extent in each direction) North-Lake Baykal vicinity. Stanovoy mountainsSouth-Yangzi river (includes present Jiangsu, Shanghai, and Anhui)East-Russian...

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