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The Printing Press

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The Invention of the printing press was astronomical in advancing technology. The invention of the printing press led to the innovation of all mass media.

 

 

 

Johannes Gutenberg  


 

"The printing press was invented in the Holy Roman Empire by the German Johannes Gutenberg around 1440, based on existing screw presses. Gutenberg, a goldsmith by profession, developed a complete printing system, which perfected the printing process through all of its stages by adapting existing technologies to the printing purposes, as well as making groundbreaking inventions of his own. His newly devised hand mold made for the first time possible the precise and rapid creation of metal movable type in large quantities, a key element in the profitability of the whole printing enterprise" (www.Wikipedia.com).

 

 

The Gutenberg Revolution

 

 

 

 

The Gutenberg Bible

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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