Sallim gyeongje

Sallim gyeongje, roughly translated as "Farm Management",[1] is a Korean book regarding living and farming written by Hong Man-seon (流巖 洪萬選, 1643-1715). The book was written around the turn of the 18th century. It consists of four books and sixteen chapters and is regarded as one of the most important Korean works of the period. It is the first book in Korea to describe the cultivation of chili peppers.

Sallim gyeongje
Cover of Sallim gyeongje
Korean name
Revised RomanizationSallim gyeongje
McCune–ReischauerSallim kyǒngje


Book OneEdit

  • Seo (序): Prologue
  • Bok Geo (卜居): The building of houses
  • Sup Saeng (攝生): Health
  • Chi Nong (治農): The growing of cotton, grain, and other special plants
  • Chi Po (治圃): The growing of vegetables, flowers, tobacco

Book TwoEdit

  • Jong Su (種樹): The growing of fruits and trees
  • Yang Hwa (養花): The trimming of flowers and garden plants
  • Yang Jam (養蠶): Beekeeping
  • Mok Yang (牧養): The farming of animals, fish, and bees
  • Chi Seon (治膳): The storing, cooking, and processing of food

Book ThreeEdit

  • Gu Geup (救急): Emergency treatments
  • Gu Hwang (救荒): Emergency procedures for droughts
  • Byeok On (辟瘟): Ways to stop contagious diseases
  • Byeok Choong (辟蟲): How to get rid of pests

Book FourEdit

  • Chi Yak (治藥): Medicine
  • Sun Taek (選擇): The choosing of lucky and unlucky days and directions
  • Jap Bang (雜方): How to take care of swords, pottery, musical instruments and other things

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