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Researcher donates valuable books to Hà Nội institute

Update: May, 13/2016 - 09:00
Historical value: Scholar Vũ Tuân Sán has donated 500 books of Hán-nôm (Sino nôm) literature to the Hán Nôm Research Institute in Hà Nội.— Photo vietbao.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Noted scholar Vũ Tuân Sán has recently donated 500 books of Hán-nôm (Sino nôm) literature to the Hán Nôm Research Institute in Hà Nội.

The books include several unique printed versions of history, geography and literature that the researcher had kept for the past 50 years and are written in the Sino nôm ideograph language.

Sán was born in Đại Từ Village, in present Hoàng Mai District, Hà Nội. The scholar is considered a pioneer for his research on the Sino nôm language of Thăng Long-Hà Nội. In 2014, at the age of 100, Sán was awarded the Great Prize at the Bùi Xuân Phái - For the Love of Hà Nội Awards for his research on Hà Nội. — VNS

 

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