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Ancient tribe

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Ancient tribe Koreans - Ancestry and origin


Archeological finds lead to the inference that Korea was settled approximately 18,000 to12,000 years ago. The original peoples of the peninsula were nomadic tribes from the Siberian-Mongolian region. So-called "comb ceramics" on the pattern of fish skeletons (jeulmuntogi) have been found in all regions of the country. These were also disseminated in Siberia and along the Oka and Volga Rivers. They are sharply differentiated from Neolithic finds from China and Japan.
After additional waves of emigration, a homogeneous Han-population arose in the Neolithic. Most remarkable are the megalithic finds in Korea, which make up 60% of all megaliths in the world; this is why Korea is sometimes referred to as the "Kingdom of Dolms," that is to say, megalithic burial sites. Bronze and jade jewelry are found within them.
According to the current state of research, modern Koreans are descended from the Tungus tribe of the Yemaek people.

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The ancient Korean nation of Choson is reputed to have been established by the Founding Father Tangun around 2300 B.C. The first historically attested ruler was King Kija, who founded the Kija Dynasty in the south around 1100 B.C. It was in turn displaced by the Three-Han-Kingdoms, while the north became a vassal state under the Chinese. In the first century before Christ, Korean writing began, with the establishment of the three kingdoms of Silla, Paekche and Kokuryo. Koreans took on, under Confucian and Buddhist influences, the Chinese system of writing. A unified Korean state first came into existence in 668 A.D. through the unification of the three kingdoms under the Silla, and achieved a period of cultural flowering with a strong Buddhist influence from China during the eighth and ninth centuries. In 935, General Wang Gon founded the Wang Dynasty. During its rule, a culture of real significance developed. The Wang Dynasty gave the country the name Koryo, which was later transformed in to "Korea" in Europe. Korean underwent a second cultural flowering in the fifteenth century under King Sejong: the Korean system of writing, "Hangul," meteorological instruments and measurement devices were developed. In the centuries that followed, the internal situation in Korea was characterized by political struggles between various Confucian schools.

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