2. Middle Ages
The dock prostitute Murono gimi(室君)
During the time of ancient era, middle ages, and to the modern time, it was always clear that prostitutes were in the crowded streets where many people come and go. Often times they also were in the ferries, stations, shrine and posts where Buddhist temple was. Unlike them, Murono gimi were the prostitutes who lived near by the ‘Mur
Since 1688~1704 they worked only as artists but there were geishas who helped Jyoro(prostitute) in artistic field and who used dancing for excuse for working as a prostitute.
Geisha appeared in 1751 in Kyotoforthefirst time. Geisha who was trained for a certain time appeared at some parties and banquets.
Geisha was sometimes owned by some shop in red-light district and sometimes worked on the
Barbarian invasions. His determination, with respect to the territory, is observed in his diary about the Japanese invasion on Korea in 1592 and the reports to the central government.After the naval battle in Danghangpo, Seonwudosa Dam Jong-In, in March 1594, the commander of the Ming Dynasty sent an official letter asking Admiral Yi not to attack the Japanese invaders from Uncheon. He did this w
Korea Traditional Social Structure
In Choson Dynasty Korea. four rather distinct social strata developed: the scholar-officials. collectively referred to as the yangban ;the chungjin (literally *middle people*). technicians and administrator subordinate to the yangban ; the commoners or sangmin, a large group composed of farmers , craftsmen and merchants; and the ch'ommin (literally despised