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Wei Shuo

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Wei Shuo (272–349), courtesy name Mouyi (茂猗), sobriquet He'nan (和南), commonly addressed just as Lady Wei (衛夫人), was a Chinese calligrapher of Eastern Jin, who established consequential rules about the regular script. [1]

11 relations: Chinese calligraphy, Chinese people, Courtesy name, Eight Principles of Yong, Encyclopedia of China, Jin dynasty (265–420), Regular script, Sobriquet, Wang Xizhi, Xia County, Zhong Yao.

Chinese calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is a form of aesthetically pleasing writing (calligraphy), or, the artistic expression of human language in a tangible form.

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Chinese people

Chinese people are the various individuals or ethnic groups associated with China, usually through ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship or other affiliation.

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Courtesy name

A courtesy name (zi), also known as a style name, is a name bestowed upon one at adulthood in addition to one's given name.

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Eight Principles of Yong

The Eight Principles of Yong (永字八法/えいじはっぽう, eiji happō; 영자팔법/永字八法, Yeongjapalbeop; Vietnamese: vĩnh tự bát pháp 永字八法) explain how to write eight common strokes in regular script which are found all in the one character, 永 ("forever", "permanence").

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Encyclopedia of China

The Encyclopedia of China is the first large-entry modern encyclopedia in the Chinese language.

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Jin dynasty (265–420)

The Jin dynasty or the Jin Empire (sometimes distinguished as the or) was a Chinese dynasty traditionally dated from 266 to 420.

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Regular script

Regular script (Hepburn: kaisho), also called 正楷, 真書 (zhēnshū), 楷體 (kǎitǐ) and 正書 (zhèngshū), is the newest of the Chinese script styles (appearing by the Cao Wei dynasty ca. 200 CE and maturing stylistically around the 7th century), hence most common in modern writings and publications (after the Ming and gothic styles, used exclusively in print).

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A sobriquet or soubriquet is a nickname, sometimes assumed, but often given by another.

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Wang Xizhi

Wang Xizhi (303361) was a Chinese writer and official who lived during the Jin Dynasty (265–420), best known for his mastery of Chinese calligraphy.

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Xia County

Xia County or Xiaxian is a county in the southwest of Shanxi province, People's Republic of China, bordering Henan province to the southeast.

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Zhong Yao

Zhong Yao (151 – April or May 230), also referred to as Zhong You, courtesy name Yuanchang, was a government official and calligrapher who lived during the late Eastern Han dynasty and Three Kingdoms period of China.

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Lady Wei, Wei Fu-Jen.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Shuo

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