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The Slavic Printing Press in Urach
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The Slavic Printing Press in Urach

Kip TrubarBetween 1561 and 1565 a Croatian-Slovenian Protestant printing press and publishing house functioned in the former Saint Amand monastery in the small Württemberg town of Urach (today known as Bad Urach) in the vicinity of Tübingen.

Baron Hans Ungnad von Sonnegg (1493-1564) was the founder and chief financier of this undertaking, which was called the Windische, chrabatische und cirulische Thrukerey (Windish [Slovenian], Croatian and Cyrillic Printing House). It published books in Slovenian and Croatian, using the Glagolitic, Latin and Cyrillic alphabets. Among the books printed in Urach were Biblical texts and translations of foreign Protestant books, as well as original works.

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The Slavic Printing Press in Urach
ungnadBaron Hans Ungnad von Sonnegg (1493-1564), ruler of Varaždin county and civil captain of the Lower Austrian territories, was the founder andchief financier of this undertaking, which was called the Windische, chrabatische und cirulische Thrukerey (Windish [Slovenian], Croatian and Cyrillic Printing House). Duke Christoph of Württemberg also provided financial support for the publishing house. It printed books in Slovenian and Croatian, using the Glagolitic, Latin and Cyrillic alphabets. Among the books published in Urach were Biblical texts and translations of foreign Protestant books, as well as original works.
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