[KS] Using "Yi" as the name of the dynasty

Hildi Kang kangswh at trivalley.com
Fri Sep 10 22:31:48 EDT 2004

Can someone please tell me the first known use of the family name, Yi, for the dynasty name rather than  Choson dynasty, the name approved by the Chinese emperor?? The Japanese used it, but had it been used earlier than that?

Hildi Kang
Center for Korean Studies
UC Berkeley
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