The first printed book - it's not the Gutenberg Bible and a Buddhist document Jikji




Jikji, whose full name is translated as "Anthology of the great teachings of the monks about finding the spirit of the Buddha through the practice Peguna Hvasana Dream" is the world's first book, which was printed in hard copy. It created in Korea in 1377, the year. Jikji is a collection of titles from the text of the sermons of the Buddha.

Jikji was printed using metal patterns on complex technology, different from the European. For a long time, mistakenly believe that the first printed book was the Gutenberg Bible, but it turned out that Jikji by as much as 78 years older than her.

via factroom.ru

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