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Eight Views of Pyongyang

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Eight Views of Pyongyang
Chosŏn'gŭl
평양팔경
Hancha
Revised RomanizationPyeongyang Palgyeong
McCune–ReischauerP'yŏngyang P'algyŏng

The Eight Views of Pyongyang are a collection of beautiful scenery of Pyongyang, Korea, that are alleged to have been handed down from the time of the Joseon dynasty, in the Korean poetry and paintings.[1]

They were modeled after the Eight Views of Xiaoxiang of the Song Dynasty of China.

The Eight Views

1. Admiring spring from Ulmildae (Ŭlmil Sangch'un, 을밀상춘/)
2. Enjoying the moon at Pubyokru (Pubyŏk Wanwŏl, 부벽완월/)
3. Monk searching at Yongmyongsa (Yŏngmyŏng Samsŭng, 영명삼승/)
4. Seeing off travelers at Pothong River (Pot'ong Songgaek, 보통송객/普通送客)
5. Boating on the Taedong River (Kŏmun Pŏpch'u, 거문범추/車門泛舟)
6. Listening to rain at the lotus pond (Ryŏndang Ch'ŏngu, 련당청우/)
7. Evening kingfishers at Mt. Ryongak (Ryongsan Manch'wi, 룡산만취/)
8. Spring floods at Mat'an (Mat'an Ch'ungyŏng, 마탄춘경/)

See also

References

  1. ^ Eight Views of Pyongyang Archived 2007-09-14 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)
  • [ Eight Views of Pyongyang][dead link](in Chinese)
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