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03/06/2021 - 15:31

The publication "Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture" launched

Hue Monuments Conservation Center has just launched the publication "Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture". This is the first time a special publication on royal literature on Hue royal architecture has been introduced to the public.

The special publication on royal literature on Hue royal architecture

The publication introduces 1,500 unique poems on architectural works of Hue Ancient Capital, which are selected and published relatively comprehensively the values of content and form, as well as overall meanings, helping the contemporary public to get access and deeply understand an important historical period of the country.

Literature has existed alongside with the architectural works of Hue for more than 200 years. Having gone through fierce wars and changes of time, these poems are not only a memory of a dynasty, but also a whole legacy of the nation and humanity. They have not only embellished these architectural works, but also contained unique historical, literary, artistic, and architectural values.

The book is an imprint for the 5-year journey of the legacy “Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture”, recognized as a world documentary heritage (May 2016 - May 2021), kicking off a new journey in the preservation and promotion of this special heritage value.

Story and photoMinh Hien