Unites Korea with help from Tang Dynasty. Lots of chinese influence and trade with China. Confucius Academy is Built. Buddhism is main influence through the dynasty though. Peasants vs. Aristocrats leads to fall of the dynasty.
The name Korea is derived from Koryo
Created printing with metal type.
Perfected blue glaze porcelain, called Celadon.
Both Buddhism and Confucianism were widespread.
Overran by the Mongols
Korean General Yi Song-gye overthrew Mongols.
Set up Choson Dynasty.
Reduced Buddhist influence and centered gov. around Confucian ideas.
Last Korean Dynasty.
Replaced complex Chinese writing to Hangul Korean phonetic alphabet.
Led to high literacy rate.