Con Nhà Nho Giáo – Children of the Grapes

Con Nhà Nho Giáo Everybody has heard this saying and everyone thinks it means a person who is from a well-educated family.  That is true, to a certain extent, but it does not describe the statement fully. In the old days (oh some thousands of years in the past, all the way up to about... Continue Reading →

Tát Nước Đầu Đình

Tát Nước Đầu Đình  is an ancient Vietnamese folk poem whose author has disappeared into the smoky haze of the ages. We know only that it came out of the area around the Gulf of Tonkin (Vịnh Bắc Bộ 北部湾 ) due to the language used.   It is ageless, timeless, and exquisite in its portrayal of... Continue Reading →

Ancient Việt 05: Văn Khoa Đẩu

Picture credit:  Linh Nguyen We are an ancient people. Việt history goes back far, far beyond what is the current accepted history of what Vietnam is suppose to be, spanning over four thousand years into the murky past.  Unfortunately, much of it was destroyed by the Han dynasty during the third (as well as the fourth) invasion... Continue Reading →

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