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Chinese Language and Calligraphy

Yellowbridge.com offers Dictionary with look-up by English meaning, Chinese character, drawn character, or pin yin.  You can observe a character being done in the proper stroke order of calligraphy. Also on Yellowbridge is the original text of the Dao De Jing, along with three side-by-side translations into English.  The Analects of Confucius and a wealth of other literary works, Chinese language flash cards and other resources make this a site well worth using.

Chinese Literature timeline with historical calligraphy examples

Calligraphy Supplies: Blue Heron Arts

Advantages and Disadvantages of Chinese Character Writing System: the answer by Rita Zhang summarizes very well most of the points I would make myself.

Cloud Gate (preview PDF): Chinese names, characters and meanings for the acupuncture points