Monthly Archives: October 2011

89: Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2 “Lobgesang”

The printing press was invented by German inventor Johannes Gutenberg in 1440. For the first time, men could mass produce the written word. No longer were all books and Bibles tediously copied by the hands of monks and scribes. Knowledge … Continue reading

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