A Hundred Verses from Old Japan

A Hundred Verses from Old Japan

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THE Hyaku-nin-isshiu, or 'Single Verses by a Hundred People', were collected together in A.D. 1235. They are placed in approximate chronological order, and range from about the year 670. Perhaps what strikes one most in connection with the Hyaku-nin-isshiu is the date when the verses were written; most of them were produced before the time of the Norman Conquest (AD 1066), and one cannot but be struck with the advanced state of art and culture in Japan at a time… (more)

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Publisher: Abela Publishing (December 02, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 222 pages

File size: 12.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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