The Printing Press Is On The Fly

Mack Lazare

The Printing Press and It's "Impact" on Literacy

In 1452, German engraver Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press and changed the course of history.

The Diffusion of Columbus's Letter through Europe, 1493-1497

Columbus's letter started in Lisbon. Columbus sent a letter to the Spanish Court, then in Barcelona, the it spread to Rome.

The Printing Press and It's "Impact" on Literacy

With the invention of the printing press, the most immediate effect was the output of a great number of books at a more economical cost to the general public.

The Diffusion of the Movable Type Printing Press

Before the printing press, mostly all books were written in Latin, and the clergy and the upper classe were the bigger ones to be literate at all.
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