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Questions tagged [korean]

For questions about the mythology of the peoples of the Korean peninsula.

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Did Korean Queen Heo Hwang-ok Exist and was she Indo-Aryan or Tamil?

This question has two parts. 1. Did Queen Heo exist? Is there any evidence that Queen Heo was a historical figure and not just a legend? Is there any proof that her tomb in Korea ...
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What was the parentage of the Korean King Suro?

According to Korean myth, King Suro of Geumgwan Gaya was one of six eggs that descended from heaven. Does he have any parentage other then that? Any details about who laid the eggs? Or any other ...
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How did you survive my 100-step punch?

I remember from long ago a story about a martial artist, The Bully, who was renowned for his "100-step punch": if he lands the blow, you will die after taking 100 steps. One day another martial ...
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Why aren't bears more revered in Korean culture? [closed]

Bears have a prominent place in the Korean creation myth: Ungnyeo was the name of a bear that turned into a woman, who gave birth to Dangun, the legendary first Korean king. So really, Ungnyeo the ...