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Who Were the HWARANG (화랑) – "Flower Boys" – The Shilla Kingdom’s Elite Young Men

The HWARANG (화랑) are known by practically every Korean, but not much is actually known about them. Find out all about them in this week's new video.

The Hwarang were an elite youth organization in the kingdom of Shilla (신라), during Korea's "Three Kingdoms Period" in history. The Shilla Kingdom grew to cover all of the peninsula, and was the dominant kingdom in Korea until 935 AD.

Find out more in the video~

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