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Western Civ Notes - The invention of printing Printing...

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17:58 Western Civ History Lecture 24- Renaissance Humanists Humanists= teachers of the studia humanitatis (The humanities) Humanitas-education, knowledge and instruction, particularly works of Greek and  Roman grammar, rhetoric, poetry, ethics and history Manuscripts were primary writing documents o Made from sheep skin
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Unformatted text preview: The invention of printing Printing Press= printing with movable metal type Johann Gutenberg (1395-1468) Two important Chinese interventions that set the stage o Block printing (organization in China in the 8 th century; transmitted to the west) o 17:58 17:58...
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