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Galileo's "Dialogue"

Author: Adrian MaloneDonald SutherlandCenter for the Book.Discovery Networks.Cronkite Ward Company.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2001.
Series: Great books (Films for the Humanities (Firm))
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Malone; Donald Sutherland; Center for the Book.; Discovery Networks.; Cronkite Ward Company.; TLC Video (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 47267180
Notes: Originally broadcast on the Discovery Channel in 1997.
"TLC Video."--Container.
Credits: Editor, Randall MacLowry ; director of photography, Chip Nusbaum ; composer, Cottrell-Mangum Music.
Performer(s): Narrated by Donald Sutherland.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Great books (Films for the Humanities (Firm))
Responsibility: produced by Adrian Malone ; produced in cooperation with the Center for the Book, Library of Congress ; a presentation of Discovery Networks in association with Cronkite/Ward.

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A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology unfold in dramatic re-enactments.

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