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Shangqiu

, making its train station a major regional transportation hub. History The history of Shangqiu is closely related to the very beginning of Chinese history. Tradition dates back to the Three August Ones and Five Emperors periods (c. 25th century BC), when the semi-legendary Emperors Shennong, Zhuanxu and Ku (Emperor Ku) were said to be living in the present Shangqiu area. The son of Emperor Ku, Qi ( ), who helped Yu the Great to control floods


Edo

into Japanese territory. They asked that he travel to the town of Matsumae (Matsumae, Hokkaido), overland and without his ship. Laxman refused, and ultimately was allowed to sail, with Japanese naval escort, to the port of Hakodate; from there, 450 Russians and Japanese would march to Matsumae Castle. History Nnewi has an oral history tradition ) is believed to have played a great role


Goryeo

of India (1211–1236) Early history Tradition connects the site of Namhansanseong with Onjo (King Onjo of Baekje), founder of Baekje. In 672, a fortress called Jujangseong (晝長城) was built on the western edge of Namhansan to protect Silla from Tang China (Tang Dynasty). Later the fortress was renamed Iljangseong (日長城). Goryeo kings kept the fortress in repair as a defensive outpost for Gwangju (Gwangju City (Gyeonggi)), the nearby provincial capital. thumb left 200px The 600th Anniversary Building (Image:Sungkyunkwan 600.jpg) Sungkyunkwan was established in 1398 to offer prayers and memorials to Confucius and his disciples, and to promote the study of the Confucian canon (Confucianism). It was located in the capital Hanseong (Seoul), modern-day Seoul. It followed the example of the Goryeo-period Gukjagam, which in its later years was also known by the name "Sungkyunkwan". Sungkyunkwan was Korea's (Korea) foremost institution of higher learning under the Joseon Dynasty education system (Education in the Joseon Dynasty). King '''Myeongjong''' (1131–1202) (r. 1170–1197) was monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the third son of King Injong (Injong of Goryeo). King '''Sinjong of Goryeo''' (1144–1204, r. 1197–1204) was the twentieth monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. The fifth son of King Injong (Injong of Goryeo), Sinjong took the throne after his brother King Myeongjong (Myeongjong of Goryeo) was sent into exile by Choe Chungheon. '''Huijong of Goryeo''' (1181–1237, r. 1204–1211) was the 21st Emperor (Monarch) of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea and the only son of Emperor Sinjong (Sinjong of Goryeo). '''Changgyeong Palace''' is a palace located in Seoul, South Korea. Originally the Summer Palace of the Goryeo Emperor, it later became one of the ''Five Grand Palaces'' of the Joseon Dynasty. *'''China''' ('''Southern Song Dynasty''') - Emperor Ningzong (Emperor Ningzong of Song) (1194–1224) *'''Korea (Goryeo Kingdom) (Goryeo)''' - Gojong (Gojong of Goryeo) (1213–1259) *'''India''' - Iltutmish, Mameluk sultan of India (List of Indian monarchs) (1211–1236) Tongdosa was established by the monk Jajang after returning from China in 646 CE, during the reign of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It thrived throughout the Unified Silla and Goryeo periods, when Buddhism was the state religion, and remained strong even in the Joseon Dynasty. Tourism Local attractions include the Eunjin Mireuk, a large standing Buddhist sculpture of the Goryeo period and its accompanying temple, Gwanchoksa, http: english.nonsan.go.kr nsforeign english sub_frame.jsp?menu 03&sub 01&third as well as the Baekje Military Museum. The spring Strawberry festival is another popular tourist event. History Administrative district name, Geumsan-gun, have nowadays was originate from the union of old Geumsan-gun and Jinsan-gun on March 1, 1914. The old Geumsan-gun was in Baekje Age called Jinnae-gun or ''Jinnaeeul-gun'', and after Silla unified Three Kingdoms of Korea, its name was changed to ''Jinye-gun'' during the reign of King Gyeongdeok (Gyeongdeok of Silla). In 1305 (Goryeo King Chungnyeol (Chungnyeol of Goryeo) 31st year) it was promoted to Geumju-gun, including 5 hyeons, ''Buri-hyeon'', ''Cheonggeo-hyeon'', ''Mupung-hyeon'', ''Jindong-hyeon'', with Geumju governor to govern it. (Goryeosa 57th volume) In 1413 (Joseon Dynasty Taejong (Taejong of Joseon) 13th year), (Geumju-gun) had its name changed to Geumsan-gun until the end of Joseon Age. thumb left Dosan Seowon (File:Korea-Andong-Dosan Seowon 3015-06.JPG) Around 1 BC, Andong was founded by the Jinhan (Jinhan confederacy) people, and it was known as Gochang. During the Three Kingdoms period (Three Kingdoms of Korea), the area was controlled by the Silla kingdom. The Battle of Gochang in 930 was fought here between Hubaekje forces and the Goryeo army led by Wanggeon (Taejo of Goryeo), who won control of the city and renamed it Andong. In the early Goryeo period, in 983, King Seongjong (Seonjong of Goryeo) reorganized local government yet again. Most of Mungyeong remained divided into assorted hyeon, under the central jurisdiction of Sangju. In 1390, Mungyeong-gun (Mungyeong County) begins to appear in the records, although not with its current boundaries. History At the year of 512, Jijeung of Silla conquered Usan-guk which was the original nation in Ulleung-do. After a downfall of Silla, Goryeo naturally took the title of Ulleung. In 930, 13th year of Taejo of Goryeo, he granted local people bringing a tribute. In the Goryeo period (935-1392), Miryang was elevated to the status of a ''ju'' (zhou (political division)), Mil-ju, by King Seongjong (Seongjong of Goryeo). In 1194, Miryang was the site of a massive battle between royal forces and a massive rebel army led by Kim Sami of Cheongdo and Hyosim of Ulsan. More than 7000 rebels were slain. Lee (1984), p. 143. Under King Chungnyeol (Chungnyeol of Goryeo) in the late 13th century, local residents led by Jo Cheon rose up against the government; in retaliation, Mil-ju was demoted to a tributary village of Gyeongju (then Gyerim). Later it became a ''hyeon''. Under King Gongyang (Gongyang of Goryeo), it was raised to the status of a ''bu''. Education The history of education in Miryang can be traced back to the Goryeo period, when a ''hyanggyo'', a government-run village school, was constructed in the town center (modern-day Gyo-dong (Gyo-dong (Miryang))). This school, famed for its size, '''Wonjong of Goryeo''' (1219–1274, r. 1260–1274) was the 24th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He ascended to the throne with the help of Kublai Khan. During his reign, Goryeo became a dependency of the Mongol-founded Yuan Dynasty in China.


Kazakhstan

as eastern Kazakhstan. It laid the foundation for Xuanzong (Emperor Xuanzong)'s reign, which is considered Tang China's greatest era. Early history Tradition places Jews in contemporary southern Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, and Georgia (Georgia (country)) since the Babylonian captivity, and records exist from the 4th century showing that there were Armenian cities possessing Jewish populations ranging from 10,000 to 30,000 along with substantial Jewish settlements in the Crimea


Somalia

Indian , and Italian (Italian cuisine) culinary influences. It is the product of Somalia's rich tradition of trade and commerce (Somali maritime history). '''Babiana''' Ker Gawler ( ) ''Sunset Western Garden Book,'' 1995:606–607 is a genus of flowering plants in the Family Iridaceae composed of about 80 species. Most of these species (about 49) are found in the southwestern Cape of Africa, with the remainder


Ukraine

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Kiev

), New York Poughkeepsie hospital on December 9, 2005. Early history Tradition places Jews in contemporary southern Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, and Georgia (Georgia (country)) since the Babylonian captivity, and records exist from the 4th century showing that there were Armenian cities possessing Jewish populations ranging from 10,000 to 30,000 along with substantial Jewish settlements in the Crimea.


Romania

-virus engine. Although most commonly associated with Scotland, Saint Andrew is also the patron saint of Greece, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Related traditions in continental Europe In parts


Greece

Patriarchate of Constantinople . Validity The '''Global Pass''' is valid in all participating European countries: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany


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