cangjie, chinese characters

Cangjie and the Invention of Chinese Characters

According to legend, the Chinese characters were invented by a man named Cangjie, who was an official during the time of the legendary Yellow Emperor, Huangdi. Huangdi assigned Cangjie the job of keeping track of the livestock and grains because he was known to be a very intelligent person. Within a short time, he was ...

David Jirard

According to legend, Cangjie an official under the Yellow Emperor created the Chinese characters. (Image: