Did you know?

  • Gutenberg changed plans at least three times while printing the Bible
  • Gutenberg’s financial backer took over the invention
  • That Gutenberg printed the Bible in a Latin translation from about 380AD
  • It took the skin from about 170 calves to print a single Bible on calf’s skin
  • It is still debated how Gutenberg made his type
  • Gutenberg’s Bibles had to be finished by hand
  • Gutenberg also printed schoolbooks
  • Gutenberg experimented with making special mirrors for pilgrims
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