Ivan Fedorov and Implementation of the Civil Type: April Anniversaries in the Richard Stites Memorial Historical Library
The Centre for Historical Research and the HSE in St Petersburg Bachelor's Programme 'History' accomplish the joint students' project on promoting the Richard Stites Memorial Historical Library
455 years ago, in April 1563, the printing house of the first printer Ivan Fyodorov started working in Moscow, and began the printing the first Russian printed book, "The Apostle". A century and a half later, in 1708, Peter the Great introduced the Civic font, which further brought the Russian state closer to Europe.
April report by Alina Nazmitdinova: