How Japan Acquired the Writing
HOW JAPAN ACQUIRED THE WRITING
vVhether Japan possessed the art of writing before the introducion of Chinese characters or ideographie script is a matter oi conjecture. Letters said to have been found in eertain old eopies are much like, if not identicaI, to modern Chosenese alphabet. But the fact that no scripture text had ever been found leads many to doubt the authenticity of such copies.