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    Wirnt von Grafenberg, Wigalois Un roman arthurien allemand Amelungsborn, 1372 Parchemin, 118 f., 241 x 170 mm (2 col. de 27-28 lignes) Leyde, Universiteitsbibliotheek, ms. LTK 537 (f. 71 v°)


    Johannes Gutenberg 1398 – 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His mechanical printing press and techniques revolutionized printing and made a large contribution to the Reformation, the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution.



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    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is a wonderful location to study as an exchange student for the semester or year. Courses are taught in English and German. Visit the UM website here: www.outreach.olem...

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    Printing set

    Johannes Gutenberg

    Printing press from 1811, exhibited in Munich, Germany

    Boekenbeeld in Berlijn

    Gutenburg Bible - Was printed on the first printing press in Mainz Germany where I lived. I remember very well going to see it (now a mueseum) and seeing the very first printed bible!

    Gutenberg Museum / Mainz, Germany / They have the oldest bibles in the world here.

    Gutenberg Press Mainz Germany

    Gutenberg Museum, Mainz

    Touchscreen interface for real #books

    Statue of Gutenberg in Mainz.


    Gutenberg replica The Passages Press appears again!

    Demonstrating the Gutenberg printing Press

    2000 year old book

    First Edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, the Greatest Illustrated Book of the Fifteenth Century (1493)