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Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasy

The Eight Great Scholars of the Tang and Song Dynasty refers to eight prosaists who thought progressively and wrote great articles revealing the dark side of the society. Among these eight scholars there were two from the Tang Dynasty: Han … Continue reading

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Xue Ji / 薛稷

His thin writing style is unique among famous calligraphers and highly acclaimed so that it even was imitated by the famous Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty.  Not only was Xue Ji excelling in calligraphy but also an outstanding painter, specialized … Continue reading

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