Jason Kim

Jason Kim

Seoul / language book editor, linguist, marathon enthusiast, traveler, London, Seoul
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Charles Dickens' manuscript of Chapter 1 of Great Expectations . Cambridge University Press/The Townsend Collection . Wisbech & Fenland Museum

Charles Dickens' manuscript of Chapter 1 of Great Expectations . Cambridge University Press/The Townsend Collection . Wisbech & Fenland Museum

What the Heck is Cuneiform, Anyway? The writing system is 6,000 years old, but its influence is still felt today. Cuneiform, was invented some 6,000 years ago in what is now southern Iraq, and it was most often written on iPhone-sized clay tablets a few inches square and an inch high. Cuneiform means "wedge-shaped," a term the Greeks used to describe the look of the signs. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-heck-cuneiform-anyway-180956999/#s168FyHpjuPCeAsO.99

What the Heck is Cuneiform, Anyway? The writing system is 6,000 years old, but its influence is still felt today. Cuneiform, was invented some 6,000 years ago in what is now southern Iraq, and it was most often written on iPhone-sized clay tablets a few inches square and an inch high. Cuneiform means "wedge-shaped," a term the Greeks used to describe the look of the signs. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-heck-cuneiform-anyway-180956999/#s168FyHpjuPCeAsO.99

A closeup of Grecs du Roi (not sure what it’s from):

A closeup of Grecs du Roi (not sure what it’s from):

Virginia Woolf’s Italian autograph manuscript notebook, 7 June 1916

Virginia Woolf’s Italian autograph manuscript notebook, 7 June 1916

A Greek Carpenter's Handwriting

A Greek Carpenter's Handwriting

Papyrus Fragment with Text from Homer's Odyssey. Greek 1st century B.C., artist unknown.

Papyrus Fragment with Text from Homer's Odyssey. Greek 1st century B.C., artist unknown.

Joseon dynasty _ King Taejo's handwriting

Joseon dynasty _ King Taejo's handwriting

good chinese calligraphy    http://shufaone.com/gallery175/

good chinese calligraphy http://shufaone.com/gallery175/

calligraphy pratice.

calligraphy pratice.

12 Terribly Adorable Handwriting Examples from Kids Across the World. Korean.

12 Terribly Adorable Handwriting Examples from Kids Across the World. Korean.