h/t Wacky Historical Theories of Racial Superiority: Now on Korean TV And here is the one with Japanese subtitles.
This is nothing new.
North Koreans say there were 5 great ancient civilizations. North Korea and South Korea are pretty much no different in terms of their view of the Korean history. Well, North Korea is even funnier. North Korea claim/believes Korean race (or even human kind) originates from the “The Black Mountain Grape Homonids” or “Nidapithecus”. Here is the Wikipedia entry [in Japanese] about Nidapithecus. And here is the Japanese TV introducing this Nidapithecus!
The English version of Wikipedia is a VANK’s playground. Below is the excerpt from the Wikipedia entry “Civilization”
- 10 Development of early civilizations
- 10.1 African and Eurasian civilizations of the “Old World”
- 10.1.1 Sumer 3000–2334 BC
- 10.1.2 Indus Valley and the Indian subcontinent 3200–1700 BC
- 10.1.3 Ancient Egypt 3200–343 BC
- 10.1.4 Elamite (2700–539 BC)
- 10.1.5 Persia (Iran)(550 B.C — 330 B.C)
- 10.1.6 China 2200 BC–present
- 10.1.7 Greece 2000–1450 BC
- 10.1.8 Korea c. 900 BC[dubious — see talk page] – present
- 10.1.9 Etruscans and Ancient Rome 900BC-500AD
- 10.2 American Civilizations of the “New World”