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Historic Text to be Recreated as Part of 3D Database

Historic Text to be Recreated as Part of 3D Database

CHEONGJU, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The “Anthology of Great Buddhist Priests’ Zen Teachings” (also known as “Jikji”), the world’s oldest existing book printed with moveable metal type, will be re-created and incorporated into a 3D database. The Korea Culture Information Service Agency has selected the Goryeo Virtual Reality Program proposed by the Jikji Korea [...]

Jikji Korea Festival Highlights World’s Oldest Book Printed with Movable Metal Type

Jikji Korea Festival Highlights World’s Oldest Book Printed with Movable Metal Type

CHEONGJU, South Korea, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Jikji Korea Festival kicked off Thursday in Cheongju, some 130 kilometers south of Seoul, highlighting yet again the creative value of Jikji.  Jikji, which means “to point to the right direction”, was printed at Cheongju’s Heungdeok Temple in 1377 during Korea’s Goryeo Dynasty, predating by 78 years [...]