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China What do they have to do with type

Johannes Gutenberg is always considered the guy when it comes to the Movable type. What I fine really interesting is the fact that the Chinese first invented movable type. 530 more words

The Progression of Communication

Through history, there have been numerous advancements in communication. Blur highlights some of the most well documented, naming 7 in particular: art, writing, printing press, telegraphs, radio, television, digital technology. 687 more words

The Northern Renaissance

Next we will look at the Northern Renaissance. The Northern Renaissance began as the ideas in Italy spread to other parts of Europe. We will examine how the Renaissance spread and how it was different from the Renaissance in Italy. 30 more words

Codex Born (Book Two of Magic Ex Libris)

Summary

Isaac gets a promotion and immediately sets out to investigate the murder of a wendigo. Which leads to him saving the world. Again.

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Science Fiction/fantasy

Libriomancer (Book One of Magic ex Libris)

Summary

Guy who pulls stuff out of books saves the world.

Written by
Jim C. Hines in 2012
Review

Magic fantasy books almost exclusively deal with a period before the modern era or a world that echoes a period in our history.  386 more words

Science Fiction/fantasy

The Gutenbergs

No one would deny that Gutenberg is a name with which to conjure. Johannes Gutenberg transformed society with his invention of mechanical printing in the 1440s. 423 more words

Stories

The Remarkable Erasmus

By George Carter

His Greek New Testament, together with his commentaries, are regarded as the catalyst that sparked the Reformation

 

Photo: Hans Holbein d. J. – Erasmus – Louvre… 998 more words
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