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Website for Oldest Metal-printed Book to Open in Sept. in Multiple Languages

Website for Oldest Metal-printed Book to Open in Sept. in Multiple Languages

CHEONGJU, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A website introducing “Jikji,” the world’s oldest existing metal-printed book, in multiple languages will go into operation later this year, a South Korean museum said Saturday. The book, written by Ven. Baegun about the Zen teachings of great Buddhist priests, was printed by his two disciples in 1377. In [...]

Museum to Open Website with Versions of Oldest Metal-printed Book in Multiple Languages

Museum to Open Website with Versions of Oldest Metal-printed Book in Multiple Languages

CHEONGJU, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean museum plans to open a website this year featuring versions of “Jikji,” the world’s oldest existing metal-printed book, in multiple languages, officials in the central city of Cheongju said Monday. The book, written by Ven. Baegun about the Zen teachings of great Buddhist priests, was printed [...]