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Medieval high-tech, movable type

Twelve pieces of movable metal types are shown to the public at the Daboseong Antique Gallery in Seoul yesterday. Nam Kwon-hui, a library and information science professor at Kyungpook National University, believes the type was used to print the original “Jeungdoga,” a book produced in 1239, predating the Buddhist tract “Jikji” by over a hundred…