Samguk sagi

Samguk sagi (Korean: 삼국사기; Hanja: 三國史記, History of the Three Kingdoms) is a historical record of the Three Kingdoms of Korea: Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla. The Samguk sagi is written in Classical Chinese, the written language of the literati of ancient Korea, and its compilation was ordered by King Injong of Goryeo (r. 1122-1146) and undertaken by the government official and historian Kim Busik (金富軾) and a team of junior scholars. Completed in 1145, it is well known in Korea as the oldest surviving chronicle of Korean history.

Samguk sagi
AuthorKim Busik
Original title삼국사기 (三國史記)
CountryGoryeo
LanguageClassical Chinese
SubjectHistory of Korea
GenreAncient history
Publication date
1145