The Annals of the Choson Dynasty. Documentary heritage submitted by Republic of Korea and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register. Free database of the annual record of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. Available in the Hangul scripts as well as the original classical Chinese texts. The centuries-old Annals of the Joseon Dynasty also known as the Joseon Wangjo Sillok, are set to be translated into English. The National.

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Thus, the compilation project was temporarily halted but then restarted two years later and completed in Even the king could not interfere with the recording of the historiographers — one incident was that King Taejong fell off his horse while moseon and asked the historiographer not to record this.

The project of compiling the annals of a Joseon ruler’s reign began after the ruler under discussion had died and his successor had taken the throne. The Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty represent cynasty valuable historical resource, the likes of which is hard to find anywhere else in the entire world.

Upon completion, the full script of the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty is set to josekn accessible online, alongside an abridged paper publication.

Daily entries are indicated in terms of the sexagenary cycle. The most important of the memorials to the throne are to be recorded entirely, but unimportant details within those memorials may be omitted.


National Institute of Korean History. It starts with the Veritable Records of King Taejo. When information on these persons is incomplete, it is to be supplemented by the public opinion toward them, or his own writings and tombstone epitaph. Retrieved 16 October List of monarchs House of Yi. For the time being, for those who cannot dynaxty classical Chinese and Korean, you may get a koseon of the Joseon Annals by reading the sample English translation of the annals of King Sejong by clicking this link.

Joseon dynasty of Korea. However, when important new details are included, they are to be recorded.

Korea undertakes English translation of historical archives

All 74 books are currently kept at the National Palace Museum of Korea. However, they were all destroyed over the course of several wars, and have not been handed down.

The annals for the early Joseon rulers record the season along with the lunar month e. Odae in Gangwon Province. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 14 June The Korean version has been available online since Odae was sent to Tokyo Imperial University in Japan.

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The Land of Scholars: Despite this, the Sillok can be aptly described as being a record on virtually every subject. Meanwhile, the National Archives of Korea has at its Historical Repository in Busan 1, fascicles books of the texts originating from the Mt.

The project ended in the third month of with five complete sets of the Joseon Sillok up to that time the original set from Jeonju, a handwritten revised version used as the master for printing, plus the three printed sets. Each typhoon, earthquake and other natural disaster that occurs in outlying regions must be dynssty without fail by examining the reports that were submitted the throne at the time of occurrence.


[Treasure] The detailed Annals of the Joseon Dynasty-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

However, the country lost her sovereignty to Japan inand the Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty were once again put into great peril. Guidelines were written each time the annals on a king’s reign were compiled to determine what content to include and what to exclude. In case that he was adopted from a cadet branch, his real parent’s backgrounds and the adoption process were also documented.

To enhance accessibility, the contents were digitalized and provided to the public in the form of CD-ROMs by Seoul System later renamed as Soltworks in The texts preserved at both sites have collectively been designated as National Treasure No.

Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty

The Annals of the Choson Dynasty. The Imjin War ended inleaving a devastated country and a pf bereft of funds and material resources. Archived from the original on 11 April The final draft contains contents that were finally deleted, so this draft retains a lot of information.