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Feb 3 - Guttenberg's Printing Press


Today in 1468 Johannes Gutenberg combined various elements, of movable type, oil based ink and a mechanical system allowed the mass production of printed books. This technological leap forward, the Printing Press, ushered in an era of mass communication which permanently altered the structure of society. Enthusiastically adopted first by different religious groups we look at the ramifications for the Reformation and beyond.