Calligraphy of the Original Poem
Left: Ode to Mulan, calligraphed by Mi Fei (click to enlarge).
Ode To Mulan
Right above: the first few sentences of Mi Fei's calligraphy.
Right below: Ode to Mulan from a Song (also written as Sung or Soong) Dynasty book.
Mi Fei (1051-1107), counted as one of the Four
Great Calligraphers of the Song Dynasty, always
pursued ancient styles of calligraphy and
assimilated the spirit of calligraphers of the Jin