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Korean Calligraphy—A Modern Perspective on a Traditional Art Form Posted by on Feb 29, 2012

If you are studying the Korean language, known as Hangul (한글), you may appreciate its simplicity. 한글 is a relatively new writing system with a scientific background; its 24 characters represent the features of the mouth when pronouncing each shape, letter. It was invented by King Sejong during the Joseon Dynasty in 1446, but was…

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