Lecture 16 - Renaissance and Humanism

The new technology of print anonymous korean

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Unformatted text preview: idn’t live in the peak of learning Lecture 16 – Renaissance and Humanism III. The New Technology of Print • Anonymous Korean metalists were first to use movable print • 1377 Buddhist text printed in temple • Johannes Gutenberg c. 1398 – 1468 o At this time, most books copied by scribes o Invented metal type printing o His father worked at mint o Paid people with secret because event was postponed so he owed money o 1456 – 1460 developed the metal type printing o Looked like enhanced manuscript • Aldus Manutius 1450 – 1515 o Understand what readers want o First reader to use italics o Copying error goes away...
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