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Goryeo Dynasty was ruled by Buddhism. Since the three Kingdom’s period, the status of Buddhism as a representative of the spirit of people was stronger. During this period, the reform process to integrate Glioma and Zen continued while Samguksagi and Samgukyusa were the oldest extant historical records in Korea which were written. In the later part of Goryeo Dynasty, Confucianism was handed down from Yuan Dynasty and it made a considerable impact on the inTELectual hierarchy. Figures who made Goryeo Dynasty shine were born in this historical movement

Kim busik

Il yeon

Lee Jehyeon

Lee Saek

Gyeong Han

Ji Nul

Hye Sim

Gak Hun

Wang Gun(王建)


Choi Seungro(崔承老)

Choi Chung(崔沖)

An Hyang(安珦)

King Chungson(忠宣王)

Choi Young(崔瑩)

Jung Mongju(鄭夢周)