Chosŏn Korea in the Ryūkoku Kangnido: Dating the Oldest Extant Korean Map of the World (15th Century)

@article{Robinson2007ChosnKI,
  title={Chosŏn Korea in the Ryūkoku Kangnido: Dating the Oldest Extant Korean Map of the World (15th Century)},
  author={Kenneth R. Robinson},
  journal={Imago Mundi},
  year={2007},
  volume={59},
  pages={177 - 192}
}
The date of the earliest extant Korean world map, entitled Honil kangni yŏktae kukto chi to (Map of Integrated Lands and Regions of Historical Countries and Capitals) and now in the Ōmiya Library, Ryūkoku University Academic Information Center, Kyoto, Japan, is unknown. The Ryūkoku Kangnido (as the map is commonly referred to), along with three other Korean world maps believed to have been made in Chosŏn Korea in the fifteenth or sixteenth century, is thought to have been derived from a now… Expand
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