On the origin of printing in the light of new archaeological discoveries

  title={On the origin of printing in the light of new archaeological discoveries},
  author={Jixing Pan},
  journal={Chinese Science Bulletin},
  • Jixing Pan
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • History
  • Chinese Science Bulletin
Abstract30 years have pas. since a printeddhārani sūtra scroll was discovered in 1966 in Kyongju. Korea. However. there have been different views about the date and place of its printing and publication in Korea and abroad. Some Korean scholars think that it was translated into Chinese from Sanskrit in 704 in China and printed during 706–751 in the Silla period in Korea. After a further research it is now proved that this sutra was translated into Chinese in 701 and printed in the following… Expand
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