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Scholar’s Path

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  • No.6 Hall Cham Scholar Village
  • Scholar’s Path
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This is No.6 Hall, the Cham Scholar Village exhibition experience hall

Big Scholars

Big Scholars

  • The footsteps of great scholars such as Toegye Yi Hwang, Yulgok Yi Yi, Seoae Yu Seong Ryong, Misu Heomok, Daesan Lee Sang Jeong, Dasan Jeong Yak Yong, Lee Sang Yong and others are explained in the graphic panel.
    • Toegye Yi Hwang

      Toegye Yi Hwang

      • - 1501(Yeonsangun7)~1570(Seonjo3). From Andong. Despite his old age of 68, in order to help the young king Seongjo, he presented the Mujinyukjoso and the 『Seonghaksibdo』. His scholarly work was purposed for advancing the Neo-Confucianism of the Chosun Dynasty, and he established the school of Toegye and fostered many students. His scholarly work spread to China and Japan, and in particular his work critically contributed in the facilitation of Neo-Confucianism in Japan.
    • Yulgok Yi Yi

      Yulgok Yi Yi

      • - 1536(Jungjong31)~1584(Seonjo17). Born in Gangwondo Gangleung. Known as ‘Gudojangwongong, he received the highest marks for all 9 state examinations he took. His Sasanggibalyiseungyildoseol is a representative work, where he stated that logic, yi is not an objective entity but that it is something understood with the energy, gi, and presented Jugiron which emphasizes yi and gi’s consistency.
    • Seoae Yu Seong Ryong

      Seoae Yu Seong Ryong

      • - 1542 (Jungjong37)~1607(Seonjo40). In preparation for the attack from the Japanese, he recommended Kwon Yul and Yi Sun Shin to be assigned at the frontline. He wrote many masterpieces including the 『Jingbirok』· He became prominent due to his greatness in moral philosophy, writing, virtues, and font. In particular the Confucianism scholars in Yeongnam greatly admired him.
    • Misu Heomok

      Misu Heomok

      • - 1595(Seonjo28)~1682 Sukjong He actively participated in the dispute between Hyeonjongdae southerners and westerners called Bokje dispute(on, clothing Sangbok), and later led the Cheongnam force. He excelled in painting, font, and writing, and his font was especially praised in the Jeonseo, and was complimented as the best font writer of the East.
    • Daesan Lee Sang Jeong

      Daesan Lee Sang Jeong

      • - 1711(Sukjong37)~1781(Jeongjo5). From Andong. He established the Daesan Seoul and concentrated on educating his students and researching on scholarly works. He is the central figure in the Yeongnam School of Yihak followed by Lee Hyeon Il and Lee Jae, where he advocated the inheritance of Yi Hwang of whose appraisal was weakened during the period.
    • Kim Seong Il

      Kim Seong Il

      • - 1583(Jungjong 33)~1539(Seonjo 26). Yi Hwang’s Juriron has been inherited to carry out the role of the pivot of the School of Yeongnam, and he was bright at mannerism, Yehak. There are <Sangryegojeung>·<Haesarok>·<Hakbongjib> as his writings, and he edited and published Yi Hwang’s <Jasungrok> and <Toegyejib>. He has been served as an ancestor in Andong Hogyeseowon and other places.
    • Lee Sang Ryong

      Lee Sang Ryong

      • - 1868(Cheoljong9)~1932. From Andong. From 1896 he had pursued righteous army rebellions. Later, he thought that rebellions in Korea was difficult and spread the Patriotic Enlightenment. In 1911 he led his family to Seogando Bongcheon to carry out the independence movement against Japan. After the 1919 3·1 movement, he was elected as the governor of the Korean military. Later, he put effort in unifying the Anti-Japan groups among the Manju region as well as the independence army.
    • Jeong Mong Ju

      Jeong Mong Ju

      • - 1337(King Chungsuk Bokwi6)~1392(King Gongyang4). He was born in Yeongcheon(永川). In 1357(King Gongmin) he passed the Gamsi, and in 1360, he took the position of Jangwon, Yemungeomyeol·Suchan,Wiwisieung, and in 1363 he was the jongsagwan of the hanbangshin of the East-North commander(dongbukmyeondojihwisa) to defeat the Yeojin tribe, and in 1364 he became the Jeonbodogampangwan. In 1367, he became the jungyeong of Sungkyunkwan, and was appointed as a Sungkyun doctor.
    • Jeong Yak Yong

      Jeong Yak Yong

      • - 1762 (Yeongjo 38)~1836(Yeongjong 2). He was in exile for a long time due to the Western scholarships(scholar work related to Catholicism) he was engaged in during his young adulthood. During his exile, he worked harder on his scholarly work to leave behind him about 500 works of writing ranging from research on Saseoyukkyeong as well as 『Gyeongseyupyo』·『Mokminsimseo』·『Heumheumsinseo』 etc, and through these writings, and through these writings he was able to contribute to Silhak(Realist School of Confucianism) later on in the latter half of Chosun Dynasty.
    • Jogwangjo

      Jogwangjo

      • - 1482(Seongjong 13)~1519(Jungjong 14). In 1510(Jungjong 5) he passed the Jinsa exam with the highest mark. In 1515 he was recommended by the Yijopanseo Andang to be appointed as the Jojiseosaji. At the same year, he was promoted in the Jeunggwangmungwa and entered the Hongmungwan, and in 1518, he took the position of the minister, or Bujehak, of Hongmungwan and became the Daesaheon.