Flying Dragon of Nakseong

UnknownLate period of Joseon

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies
Seongnam-si, South Korea

A classical novel of Ming dynasty telling Gyeongmo Lee’s heroic life. It shows the typical Korean court style of writing. The story is as follows. In the year of Zhengtong of Ming (1436-1449), Juhyeon Lee’s son Gyeongmo lost his parents early in life, wandered around and gained a favor of a retired minister Seungsang Yang and became his son in law. However, after Seungsang passed away, he was treated coldly. So he went to the Cheongun temple, studied there, passed an exam, suppressed a revolt of Beonwang, became the prince of Pyeongwon and finally met with his wife again.


  • Title: Flying Dragon of Nakseong
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Late period of Joseon
  • Location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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