This drama is based on 1999-2000 MBC drama series “Hur Jun” .
Because of the similarities between the two main characters of the show, “Hur Jun” has often been called as male version of “Dae Jang Geum”.
The story is set in Joseon Korea, primarily during the reign of Seonjo.
The story covers a time that is approximately 50 years after the death of Dae Jang Geum (the reputed first female doctor of Joseon Korea). It depicts the dramatic life of historical figure Heo Joon who wrote the oriental medical textbook
“Donguibogam” and became physician for King Seonjo. Kim Joo Hyuk will plays Heo Joon in this drama. http://www.koreandrama.org/?p=25664