The Gutenberg Bible: An Invention for Medieval Europe

Eric Marshall White, Scheide Librarian, Princeton University

This video introduces the Gutenberg Bible and explains how various copies were created, used, and added to in the mid-fifteenth century. A copy of the Bible from Erfurt, Germany, which is now housed at Princeton University Library, is examined and its features discussed.



Further Resources

Princeton University Library catalogue record for this item:

Online exhibit from Princeton University Library on the Gutenberg Bible:


White, Eric Marshall. “The Gutenberg Bible: An Invention for Medieval Europe,” Middle Ages for Educators, January 10, 2024. Accessed [date].