Objection may be made to this statement, and the declaration urged that movable type were used in China before the Christian era.
One was the invention of movable type, and the other that of pointing the wood screw.
The other great event of that same century was the invention of printing with movable type.
It is printed with a sort of movable type, and each character is a pictograph or hieroglyph.
The art of printing from movable type, beginning with Gutenberg about 1450, helped to further the Renaissance.
movable type was invented, and "civilization was thrust into the brain of Europe on the point of a Moorish lance."
In Haarlem, one Coster was printing from movable type somewhen before 1446.
Almost coeval with the advent of these intellects was the invention of printing with movable type.