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Johannes Gutenberg

printing press innovator

by Sue Vander Hook

  • 7 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by ABDO Pub. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gutenberg, Johann, -- 1397?-1468 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Printers -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Sue Vander Hook.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    SeriesPublishing pioneers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ126.Z7 V35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23180851M
    ISBN 109781604537628
    LC Control Number2009009991
    OCLC/WorldCa316232992

      Johannes Gensfleisch, genannt Gutenberg (* um in Mainz; † 3. Februar ebenda), gilt als Erfinder des Buchdrucks mit beweglichen Metalllettern . In the s, Johannes Gutenberg printed his finest work, the Gutenberg Bible (sometimes known as the 42 Line Bible). The bible was an edition of the Vulgate, a 5th Century Latin version of the usual bible. This book is considered the first book printed with movable type in Europe.

    Johannes Gutenberg's contributions to printing and its impact on making information readily available to a broad segment of the population lay the groundwork for a modern knowledge-based economy and participation by the masses. In the s Johannes Gutenberg of Germany invented a new method of printing. It used movable type—metal letters that could be arranged and rearranged to form words. It also used a machine called a press. His method was so good that very few improvements were made to it for years afterward.

    Johannes Gutenberg (c. – February 3, ) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who invented the world’s first printing press. Gutenberg’s printing press revolutionised the creation of books and helped make them affordable, ushering in a . This sculpture of Johannes Gutenberg was made by David D’Angers in and was unveiled J It can be seen in Strasbourg, where Gutenberg lived between and , after being exiled from Mainz. At this time, he had already begun to work on his printing press, although trying to keep his projects secret as much as was possible.


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Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 's, and the first book to ever be printed was a Latin language Bible, printed in Mainz, erg’s Bibles were surprisingly beautiful, as each leaf Gutenberg printed was later colorfully hand-illuminated.

Born as “Johann Gensfleisch” (John Gooseflesh), he preferred to be known as “Johann Gutenberg” (John Beautiful.

Johannes Gutenberg - Johannes Gutenberg - Printing of the Bible: There is no reason to doubt that the printing of certain books (werck der bucher, specifically mentioned in the record of the trial, refers to the Forty-two-Line Bible that was Gutenberg’s masterpiece) was completed, according to Gutenberg’s major biographers, in at the latest.

Johann Gutenberg is commonly credited as the inventor of the printing press and the father of the modern printed book. This led to a revolution in the spread of information that opened up the world to the quick and efficient dissemination of knowledge and ideas.

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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Jungle Book Author. In the s, German goldsmith Johannes Gutenberg began experimenting with printing from handset type casts.

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Biography: Johannes Gutenberg introduced the concept of movable type and the printing press to Europe. While this may not sound like a big deal at first, the printing press is often considered as the most important invention in modern times.

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Gutenberg borrowed money from Johannes Fust to fund his project and inFust joined Gutenberg as a partner to create books. They set.

A biography profiling the life of Johannes Gutenberg, a man from the Renaissance era who is best known for developing the printing press that took the place of the time-consuming method of copying books by hand.

Gutenberg's greatest accomplishment was the printing of a Latin Bible -- the Gutenberg Bible, as it came to be known. His name became forever linked to this magnificent masterpiece and 4/5(1).

Johannes Gutenberg and The Printed Book. The earliest dated printed book, known as the Diamond Sutra, was produced in China in CE, but it is believed that the practice dates back well before this Japanese and the Chinese regularly used wood blocks carved in relief to produce Buddhist charms as early as the fifth century CE.

This bronze statue is of Johannes Gutenberg, the German inventor of the printing press. Gutenberg (c - ) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor and ultimately a printer and publisher who invented mechanical movable type printing leading to the introduction of the printing press which revolutionised communication mediums and the /5(78).

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- With a commentary on the life and work of Johannes Gutenberg, the printing of the Bible, the distinctive features of the Göttingen copy, the "Göttingen Model Book" and the "Helmasperger Notarial Instrument," by Stephan Füssel.

GUTENBERG,JOHANNES. Füssel,Stephan. Johannes Gutenberg book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. - Full-color Photographs- Table of Contents- Glossary- Index- Primary R 2/5. Johannes Gutenberg. Mainz, Germany February 3, Mainz, Germany.

Inventor, printer. In the s the German inventor Johannes Gutenberg perfected the printing press, which is recognized as one of the most important advances in Western (non-Asian) history.

Thanks to Johannes Gutenberg, today’s high-speed commercial printing presses can produce up to 15, sheets an hour. His invention of metal movable type in has accurately been called “an invention that changed the world.” And the first major book he printed was the Bible!.

Johannes Gutenberg, an oft-unsuccessful German businessman, recognized the moneymaking potential of mass produced books and set about experimenting with printing : Heather Whipps.Gutenberg’s business partner Johann Fust eventually gained ownership of the printing business and completed the printing of the bibles.

This was the result of a deal made between the two men, necessitated by debts that Gutenberg owed to Fust.

Gutenberg died in approximately in Mainz.Gutenberg’s name does not appear on any of his work, but he is generally accredited with the world’s first book printed by movable type. The 42 line Bible (the number of lines per page), also known as the Gutenberg Bible or the Mainz Bible (for the place where it was produced).

It took Gutenberg at least two years to complete his first book.