Kyunyŏ-jŏn: The Life, Times and Songs of a Tenth Century Korean Monk

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Wild Peony, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 142 pages
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This is an annotated translation of the Kyunyo-jon, long regarded as one of the most significant documents of the Koryo Period (918-1392). Its proper translation requires expertise in a number of fields, including classical Chinese language and literature, Hua Yen Buddhism, Koryo history, and Old Korean language and literature.

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The Kyunydjdn
The Bhadracafipnmidhana
The Early Korean Writing System

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