Kingdom of Goryeo

Kim Bu-sik compiles the Samguk Sagi
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1145 Jan 1

Kim Bu-sik compiles the Samguk Sagi

Kaesong, North Korea

Samguk sagi is a historical record of the Three Kingdoms of Korea: Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla. The Samguk sagi is written in Classical Chinese, the written language of the literati of ancient Korea, and its compilation was ordered by King Injong of Goryeo and undertaken by the government official and historian Kim Busik (金富軾) and a team of junior scholars. Completed in 1145, it is well known in Korea as the oldest surviving chronicle of Korean history.

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