Samseong mythology is a mythology originated in the Tamna, present-day Jeju island, which is different from Dangun mythology in Korean peninsula. There are following descriptions in Yeong Ju Ji (Hangul: 영주지; Hanja: 瀛州誌), Goryeosa, Nasanok (Hangul: 나사녹; Hanja: 南槎録）and Tamnaraji (Hangul: 탐[나라]지; Hanja: 耽羅志). Also in Goryeosa, Nasanok (Hangul: 나사녹; Hanja: 南槎録), and Tamnaraji (Hangul: 탐[나라]지; Hanja: 耽羅志), Byeoknangguk (Hangul: 벽낭; Hanja: 碧浪国) was explained as Japan and a girl who come from that country.。
There are the following description in Goryeosa, volume 57.
Ancient Jeju island was called Ying Prefecture and nobody lived there. Three gods Ryang eul na (Hangul: 량을나; Hanja: 良乙那), Go eul na (Hangul: 고을나; Hanja: 高乙那) and Bu eul na (Hangul: 부을나; Hanja: 夫乙那) were appeared in Samsong hyeol (Hangul: 삼성혈; Hanja: 三姓穴) at the south foot of Tan na mountain (Hangul: 탄나산; Hanja: 漢拏山). And they were ancestor of people in Jeju island. One day, they were looking at Tan na mountain (Hangul: 탄나산; Hanja: 漢拏山) and discovered a box that flowed from the North Sea. As they opened it, there were messenger, beautiful three princesses, farm animals and five grain seeds in the box. They came from eastern country, Japan. Three gods greeted them as their wives and started cultivating industries and five crops to make a village.
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