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Gutenberg, man of the millennium

Gutenberg, man of the millennium

from a secret enterprise to the first media revolution

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Published by City of Mainz in Mainz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gutenberg, Johann, -- 1397?-1468 -- Exhibitions,
  • Printing -- History -- Celebrations of invention -- Exhibitions,
  • Printing -- History -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGutenberg.
    Statement[Wolfgang Dobras ... [et al.] ; herausgegeben von der Stadt Mainz, Kulturdezernat und Amt für Offentlichkeitsarbeit].
    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsDobras, Wolfgang., Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240265M

      Remember the Millennium? Nearly ten years ago – in time for the millennium celebrations – Johann Gutenberg (ca. ) was singled out as the greatest inventor of the past 1, years by the British Broadcasting Company (BBC). Life rated his printing of the Bible as the top event of that time period. Gutenberg - The Most Important Person of the Millennium. "The whole world admits unhesitatingly, and there can be no doubt about this that Gutenberg's invention is the incomparably greatest event in the history of the world." -Mark Twain. Unless someone pulls off some stunning event in the next few months; it is pretty safe to say that JohannesFile Size: 20KB.

    Gutenberg: Man of the Millennium; From a Secret Enterprise to the First Media Re See more like this S 4 P I 6 O Y M N S O I I K P R E W D The Gutenberg Revolution: How Printing Changed the Course of History - VERY GOOD. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first book in the Millennium series published in When the novel starts, Mikael Blomkvist, a journalist from a local left-wing magazine is awaiting to serve his three-month sentence in prison for libeling a Swedish billionaire Hans-Erik Wennerström. Meanwhile, the journalist is hired to investigate.

    The first biography of Gutenberg written in English that is both rigorous and accessible to a general audience. Named ‘Man of the Millennium’ in , Johannes Gutenberg was the creator of one of the most influential and revolutionary inventions in Europe’s history: a printing press with mechanical movable type.   Johann Gutenberg was born of well-to-do parents in the Archbishopric of Mainz, Germany. Details of his life, early as well as late, are sketchy, but he apparently trained as a goldsmith and/or gem cutter and then became a partner in a printing shop in Strasbourg. When Gutenberg entered it, printing was a slow and laborious business.


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This book is an introduction to the life and work of Johannes Gutenberg, the man who invented the printing erg has been called the “Man of the Millennium” by Time-Life Magazine and others. In the midth century he developed. The first deals with the history of Mainz and its place in the world of the 15th century.

The second and most important section deals with Gutenberg as man and innovator, entrepreneur and visionary. Much of the private history is inevitably hypothetical, but the theses are sound and based upon local history and : Hardcover.

Johannes Gutenberg. Man of the millennium. Johannes Gutenberg, who was born in Mainz in aroundwas celebrated as the 'man of the millennium' and deservedly so: he invented the printing press with moveable type, which made the mass production of books possible and gave rise to a media revolution in Europe.

The Man of the Millennium Johannes Gutenberg was born as Johann Gensfleisch (John Gooseflesh) of a well-to-do family near Mainz, Germany, and became a goldsmith or gem cutter in Strasbourg.

It was there that he also learned about printing. Printing presses at the time used individually carved wooden blocks to transfer ink to paper.

The Man of the Millennium Dutchman, Laurens Zanszoon Coster, was for many years considered, unfairly, to be the inventor of printing, even Encylopadia Brittanica Gutenberg to the edition credited him as such. Gutenberg’s first print In Johannes Gutenberg was voted “Man of the Millennium” by Time Life magazine.

An elite circle of international journalists and the people from all over the world who took part in the vote agreed that no other inventor had had such a long-term effect on the development of the human race than Johannes Gutenberg.

Gutenberg has been called the "Man of the Millennium" by Time-Life Magazine and others. In the midth century he developed the first practical system for making movable type. His invention allowed books to be mass produced for the first time in history.

This book contains a wealth of information about Gutenberg and his invention. Johannes Gutenberg, in full Johann Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg, (born 14th century, Mainz [Germany]—died probably February 3,Mainz), German craftsman and inventor who originated a method of printing from movable type.

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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. Gutenberg's cultural status as the forebear of modern book production led Time.

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Gutenberg’s achievements and influence are of global significance. InAmerican journalists voted him the “Man of the Millennium”, and almost every child in Korea knows his name: inthe new travelling exhibition of the Gutenberg.

In Christian end-times theology, (eschatology), postmillennialism is an interpretation of chapter 20 of the Book of Revelation which sees Christ's second coming as occurring after (Latin post-) the "Millennium", a Golden Age in which Christian ethics prosper. [1]The term subsumes several similar views of the end times, and it stands in contrast to premillennialism and, to a lesser.

The Gutenberg-Museum, which lies opposite the cathedral in the heart of the old part of Mainz, is one of the oldest museums of the book and printing in the world. The Museum was founded by a group of Mainz citizens in and dedicated to Johannes Gutenberg, today's “Man of the millennium”, and his inventions.

Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the Printing Press, was in everybody’s and many voted him as The Most Important Man of the Millennium.

Johannes Gutenberg was born in the city of Mainz near the shores of the Rhine River. His father, Friel Gensfleisch, married Else Von Gutenberg, who gave her name to her second son, Johannes.

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (circa| – February 3, ) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press.

His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the Printing Revolution and is regarded as a milestone of the second millennium, ushering in the modern Died: February 3, (aged about 68). US-American journalist elect Johannes Gutenberg as the „Man of the Millennium“ and also name him "the most important person of the second Millennium".

The A&E Network ranked Gutenberg the No. 1 most influential person of the second millennium in their "Biographies of the Millennium" countdown.Over the centuries, Gutenberg has emerged as a heroic figure, the sole creative genius behind the world’s first major printed book.

He was Time Magazine’s “Man of the Millennium”; the printing press has been ranked by historians as mankind’s most important invention since the wheel.