Think it was easy creating the Renaissance? In JHIBlog, the blog of the Journal of the History of Ideas, Jane Raisch comments on the sheer difficulty of printing Greek text that challeneged the early modern humanist scholar printers like Aldus Manutius and Demetrius Damilas. Read her article here.
Jane Raisch (College, ENGL/CLST '08) is is currently a doctoral student at the University of California at Berkeley in the Department of Comparative Literature. Her research focuses on the reception of Greek in Early Modern English literature and the intersection between scholarship and poetics.