Song of the dragons flying in heaven
This text is the first monument written in Korean national script 'hangeal' in the XVth century. It`s
importance to the study of Korean language history is hard to underestimate.
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Korean text of the monument in pdf format (1,5 Mb)
To the door of his bedroom
A phoenix brought a rune.
It was an imperial omen
The august son would revolt
To the branch of a tree
A serpent carried magpies.
It was a lucky sign:
The august grandson would arise
Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven. Canto VII. Translated by James Hoyt.