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The Diplomatic Cultural Meaning of Ming Envoys’s Signboards on Dongmyo(東廟)

HONG, Youn-ki 1

1고려대학교

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ABSTRACT

Dongmyo(東廟) is a Temple that people enshrine the GuanYu(關羽) who is a hero of the Chinese ancient history and the novel. The Dongmyo temple is in Seoul of Korea, and it is a Korea's Treasure No. 142. There are 22 pieces of Horizontal tablets(懸板), and 28 pieces of Pillar-boards(柱聯). 22 pieces of horizontal tablets are divided into four types. The First, those that has been put up by envoys of the Ming(明) dynasty. The second, those that has been written by Kings of the Choseon(朝鮮) dynasty. The third, those that has been built by envoys and merchants of the Qing(淸) dynasty. The fourth, those that has been written by King of the Korean Empire(大韓帝國) and a nameless person. The object of this study is to research the 5 pieces of horizontal tablets to be made by envoys of the Ming dynasty concretely had been written by whom, when had been written, and what the diplomatic, cultural meaning had been contained. The contents of these horizontal tablets fundamentally had spoken for political, military, diplomatic, and cultural advantage of the government of Ming.

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