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More precious than gold

            From early childhood, Yi Oknyon, a Kaesung governor of the late Koryo dynasty, was very close to his younger brother Yi Jonyon.

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The hundred patches scholar

                Fifteen hundred years ago, during the reign of the Silla King Chabi, there lived a virtuous scholar near the Namsan Mountain in the city of Kyongju.

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An exchange of bows

                   One day in the late spring, a provincial governor wished to go out and see the people of his province working in the rice paddies.

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A strange memorial ceremony

A Royal inspector was once on his way to Kangwon Province. As evening began to
draw in, the inspector decided to spend the night at a house on the road.

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Under the burning sun

A brush seller once arrived in a village, and went to the village school to sell his wares. When he got there, he found several young children reading books on the veranda of the schoolhouse.

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The Poor Scholar and the Minister's Daughter

In Choson Korea, there was once a government minister who had a beautiful daughter.When she came of age, the minister began to look for an intelligent young man to be her husband.

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The Myth of Dangun (단군왕검)

According to the traditional myths of ancient Korea, 4000 years ago, Hwanung descended near a Tăn tree on the Taebaek Mountain in North Korea.

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