Sunday, May 17, 2015

Yuan Dynasty (Seal) script--

In honor of writing through the ages--

Chinese calligraphic script developed by Zhao, a member of the Southern Song Dynasty defeated by the Mongols.  Kublai Khan lured him back into service in his newly established Yuan Dynasty, and he invented this--which later became model for wood block printing.

If you ever are near Princeton Univ. go and see this--le yay hla the lar taw m pyaw ne--

http://etcweb.princeton.edu/asianart/timeperiod_china.jsp?ctry=China&pd=Yuan

KMKaung
5-17-2015

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