Koukuri 高句麗
KEY WORD : art history / general terms
Korean: Koguryo. One of the three states in the Three Kingdoms period, Sangoku jidai 三国時代 of Korean history. The era began in about 300 with Koukuri in the north of the peninsular annexing the Han-Chinese province of Lelang and ended in the unification of Korea in 668. The period is characterized by a fusion of Chinese Confucianism, Buddhism and the native traditions of Korea, all of which spread eventually into Japan and contributed to the sinisation of Japanese culture.


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