Jikji (the abbreviated title of a Korean Buddhist document, whose title can be translated to “Anthology of Great Buddhist Priests’ Zen Teachings”) is the first known book, printed during the Goryeo Dynasty in 1377, with movable metal type. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris.
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