South Korea Finds Ancient King's Hat, With Notes Inside

Documents explain Seoul's official alphabet

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 27, 2013 9:45 AM CST | Updated Mar 3, 2013 7:30 AM CST

(Newser) – The Hangeul alphabet is a big deal in South Korea: It's what replaced Chinese characters in the 15th century, it's the official script of both the North and South to this day, and it has its own national holiday. And that makes the...   Read full story »


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