The Asian Contribution

Events

Oracle bone

Approx. 1800 bce - Approx. 500 bce

Ts'ang Invents Writing

Approx. 1800 BCE

Small Seal Calligraphy

Approx. 250 BCE - Approx. 100 CE

Paper invented by Ts'ai Lun

105 A.D.

Confucian Classics Carved in Stone

165 CE - Approx. 200 CE

Regular-style Calligraphy

200 CE - 300 CE

Chops are used in Han Dynasty

300 CE

Printed Buddhist Charms

770 CE

Diamond Sutra

868

Chinese Calligraphy Perfected

1000 CE

Pi Sheng Invents Movable Type

1040 CE

Modern Day

October 5, 2015