Impact of the printing press
By: Dayanara Bero
The printing press!
In ''The diffusion of Columbus's letter through Europe,1493-1497'', it talks about the spread of Columbus's letter. The article talks about how the letter was spread to Spain,Italy,and France. 11 editions of the letter were copied in1493.
In the map titled the ''Geographical diffusion of Columbus's first letter,'' it shows the cities with one to four editions of Columbus's voyage letter. The maps
showshow it was sent from Lisbon on March 14 ,
1493and sent to the Spanish court in Barcelona Spain. From then on the letter was sent to many other cities to be published.