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Jargo, Alexa

Works: 2 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 1,091 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Church history  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Drama  Trials, litigation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: QB36.G2, 520.92
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Most widely held works by Alexa Jargo
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pioneering astronomer and condemned heretic comes to life in this fascinating film version of Dava Sobel's best-seller, Galileo's Daughter. British actor Simon Callow portrays the seventeenth-century genius who defied tradition and years of imprisonment to advance a new vision of the universe, recreated through letters from his devoted daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun
Galileo's battle for the heavens( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.19 for Galileo's ... to 0.74 for Galileo's ...)

Galileo's battle for the heavens