玄奘 Xuan-Zang (602-664 AD), “The Great Tang Dynasty Record of the Western Regions”.

Rusticello of Pisa, “The Travels of Marco Polo“, 1298 was the topic of an earlier blog post.  “The Travels of Marco Polo”, 1298 was a significant Far East “medieval” travelogue.   玄奘 Xuan-Zang (602-664 AD), “The Great Tang Dynasty Record of the Western Regions” is earlier Far East “medieval”  travelogue of significance.Huo Jianqi (director), “Xuan … Continue reading 玄奘 Xuan-Zang (602-664 AD), “The Great Tang Dynasty Record of the Western Regions”.

Jun Ikeda 池田 純, “Early Japanese and Early Akkadian Writing Systems: A Contrastive Survey of ‘Kunogenesis’ “, 2007.

  Terrien De Lacouperie, “The Old Babylonian Characters and their Chinese Derivatives“, 1888 was the topic of an earlier blog post.   Japanese kanji have “on” (Chinese readings) as well as “kun” (Japanese readings) So here I present:  Jun Ikeda, “Early Japanese  and Early Akkadian Writing Systems: A Contrastive Survey of ‘Kunogenesis’ “, 2007 was a … Continue reading Jun Ikeda 池田 純, “Early Japanese and Early Akkadian Writing Systems: A Contrastive Survey of ‘Kunogenesis’ “, 2007.