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How The Gutenberg Bible Started A Revolution?

Gutenberg Bible is the first major book produced with moveable type. It was printed in Mainz, Germany Johannes Gutenberg for a period of about 3 years starting in 1452. In 1440 Johannes Gutenberg, inventor of Germany, have discovered a process of printing machines with some modifications that still heads the printing process until the late 20th century. You can get more information about the genealogy of the bible online at https://amazingbibletimeline.com/free-genealogy-of-jesus-christ-e-chart/.

The first copy of the Gutenberg Bible which attracted the attention of the world are found around 1760 in the collection of Cardinal Jules Mazarin, French statesman. This book is the first volume of which has been printed out on the machine with movable metal types. The Gutenberg Bible is referred to as the Gutenberg Bible, the Mazarin Bible, or 42 Line Bible because almost all pages have 42 lines of type.

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Gutenberg Bible printed in Latin and may take several years to complete. Printing is believed edition of about 180 copies. Colored initials and other illumination (decorative accent) must be hand-drawn on each page of the Gutenberg Bible after they are printed. 

Header text is black and the Gutenberg Bible and initials in red and blue. People who add initials and headers to the pages of the Gutenberg Bible after printing were called illuminators. Gutenberg Bible was huge with over 1280 pages. 

When you see a Gutenberg Bible in terms of design and workmanship of the Gutenberg Bible has its place as one of the best of all printed books. It is estimated that only 48 copies of the Gutenberg Bible survive.

 


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