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

  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},
  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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The range of dates is great
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Chin Tongguk yȏji sȗ ngnam chȏ n', in Sinjȗ ng Tongguk yȏji sȗ ngnam (see note 32)
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Hanguk ŭi ko segye chido
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In the McCune-Reischauer system for romanizing Korean, the spelling of the character for 'prefecture' will vary depending upon the final letter in the romanization of the preceding character
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New England cartography and the Native Americans
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Uri yet chido ȗ i paltal kwajȏ ng', in Han Yȏ ngu, An Hwijun and Pae Usȏ ng, Uri yet chido wa kȗ arȗ mdaum (Seoul, Hyohyȏ ng Ch'ulp'an, 1999), 26; O Sanghak
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4:45b. Yi Hoe's P'altodo is also referred to in scholarly writing as the P'alto chido
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