A Look at the Earliest Printed Book—and It’s Not the Gutenberg Bible


Jikji, 1377. (Photo: BnF)

Contrary to popular belief, the Gutenberg Bible isn’t the first printed book. Moveable type in Korea predated it by at least 75 years.

13th-century Korean type specimens. (Photo: Library of Congress)

Source: A Look at the Earliest Printed Book—and It’s Not the Gutenberg Bible




Categories: Esoteric, Sacred Texts

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