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The hinge of the world : in which professor Galileo Galilei, chief mathematician and philosopher to His Serene Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany, and His Holiness Urban VIII, Bishop of Rome, battle for the soul of the world : a drama

Author: Richard N Goodwin
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A play on the confrontation between Galileo and his arch-opponent, Pope Urban VIII, the head of a church threatened by Galileo's new natural science. The two men are tied by affection, but separated by doctrine.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Historical drama
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Urban, Pope; Galileo Galilei; Urban, Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard N Goodwin
ISBN: 0374170029 9780374170028
OCLC Number: 37854192
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Richard N. Goodwin.

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A play on the confrontation between Galileo and his arch-opponent, Pope Urban VIII, the head of a church threatened by Galileo's new natural science. The two men are tied by affection, but separated by doctrine.

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