Wednesday, February 04, 2009

The Rise of the Reading Public

Elizabeth Einstein was explaining how the printing press was formed, she explains how the fifteenth century equipment evolved into better technology. She claims that historians are indebted to Gutenberg because of his invention of the printing press. She explains the earlier times when people started to write poetry and other short stories. She mentions names of the scholars who wrote their works on papyrus and other forms of sheet paper before regular paper come out. She claim that the writing of the Bible was a key in creating a paper to write on for scholars and Christians. Royalty also used cucumbersome manuscripts to pass around rules to the subjects in the kingdom


At 10:22 PM, Blogger A. Mattson said...

You are trying to cover a lot of ground here. Choose one point and develop it. Any one of them would be interesting with a bit more evidence and discussion.


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