Relation aller Fürnemmen und Gedenckwürdigen Historien (Account of all Distinguished and Memorable News)

If you read German, here’s a digitized copy of what most historians have called the word’s first genuine newspaper, meaning that it was a printed publication intended to appear at regular intervals, containing current information, and circulated as widely as the technology of the day allowed. The Relation was published in Strasbourg beginning in 1605, though no copies dated before 1609 are known to survive. Go here to view article


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