Ukiyoe Paintings in Japan

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Ukiyoe Paintings in Japan Ukiyoe Paintings in Japan is a genre of Japanese woodblock prints and paintings that were made during the 17th to the 20th centuries. These prints and paintings feature motifs of landscapes, the theater and pleasure quarters. The word ‘Ukiyo’ in Japan means “floating world” and refers … Continue reading

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains: Flora & Fauna of Korea 11

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains: Flora & Fauna of Korea 11 A series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects  Name: 고추좀잠자리 Gochujomjamjari  Scientific name: Sympetrum depressiusculum (Selys)  Distribution: Korea, Japan, Siberia and Europe  This dragonfly is known as a … Continue reading

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains: Flora & Fauna of Korea 10

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains: Flora & Fauna of Korea 10 A series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 나비잠자리 Nabi jamjari Scientific name: Rhyothemis fuliginosa Selys Distribution: Korea, China, JapanThis dragonfly, commonly known as a … Continue reading

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains: Flora & Fauna of Korea 9

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains: Flora & Fauna of Korea 9 A series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 중간밀잠자리 junggan miljamjari Scientific name: Orthetrum japonicum internum McLachlan Distribution: Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, India This … Continue reading

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