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Galileo in Rome : the rise and fall of a troublesome genius

Author: William R Shea; Mariano Artigas
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed, revisionist study of the life and career of the great Italian scientist offers a focused analysis of Galileo's relationship with the Catholic Church, discussing the theological furor caused by Galileo's Dialogue, the scientist's own role in the conflict, and the events of his trial by the Inquisition. (Biography).
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Shea, William R.
Galileo in Rome.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003004247
(OCoLC)51753143
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William R Shea; Mariano Artigas
ISBN: 9780198037149 0198037147 9780195165982 0195165985 0195184718 9780195184716 1280532971 9781280532979
OCLC Number: 57138423
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 226 p.) : ill.
Responsibility: William R. Shea and Mariano Artigas.

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A detailed, revisionist study of the life and career of the great Italian scientist offers a focused analysis of Galileo's relationship with the Catholic Church, discussing the theological furor caused by Galileo's Dialogue, the scientist's own role in the conflict, and the events of his trial by the Inquisition. (Biography).

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