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1482: Mass media hit Odense


In 1482, Bishop Johan Rønnow wanted to sanitise church services in Funen Diocese. He therefore invited a German printer called Johan Snell to Odense to print a breviarium – the short texts used during Catholic masses. Snell got to work on printing but took a short…

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Skt. Knuds Kloster

Skt. Knuds Kloster er delvis genopbygget efter en brand i 1913. Bygningen rummer nu Historiens Hus.

År: 2009 PHOTO:Hernik Jensen, Danmarks Mediemuseum

Breviarium Ottoniense
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