Posted on June 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you know when the printing press was invented?

If your answer is 1440, you’re wrong.

You would be right to say that in that year, the most famous one — that of Johannes Gutenberg — was assembled.

But writer M. Sophia Newman points out there’s clear, considerable evidence that Gutenberg’s wasn’t the first.

Learn more about the earlier Chinese and Korean innovations in the world of printing in Newman’s essay on Literary Hub.

Tagged As: History

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