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Margherita Sarrocchi's letters to Galileo : astronomy, astrology, and poetics in seventeenth-century Italy

Author: Meredith K Ray; Margherita Sarrocchi; Galileo Galilei
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
Series: Palgrave studies in literature, science, and medicine.; Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meredith Ray offers the first in-depth study and complete English translation of the fascinating correspondence between Margherita Sarrocchi (1560-1617), a natural philosopher and author of the epic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Correspondence
Named Person: Margherita Sarrocchi; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith K Ray; Margherita Sarrocchi; Galileo Galilei
ISBN: 1137597690 9781137597694
OCLC Number: 934194905
Description: xii, 98 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Astronomy, Astrology, and Poetics in Seventeenth-Century Italy --
Sarrocchi and Galileo in Rome --
Science and the Scanderbeide --
Sarrocchi's Scanderbeide and Galileo's "Enemy Eye" --
The Controversy Over Galileo's "Medicean Stars" --
Reading the Stars --
Diverging Paths --
2. Translation of the Correspondence of Margherita Sarrocchi and Galileo (With Three Related Letters) --
Index of Letters --
Letter 1 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, July 29, 1611 (Ms. Gal 23, c. 8; OG, XI:563) --
Letter 2 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, September 10, 1611 (Ms. Gal. 23, c. 10; OG, XI:579) --
Letter 3 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, October 12, 1611 (Ms. Gal, 23, c. 12; cf. OG, XI:593) --
Letter 4 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, October 15, 1611 (Ms. Gal. 23, c. 14; OG, XI:596) --
Letter 5 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, January 6, 1612 (Ms. Gal. 23, c. 16; OG, XI:636) --
Letter 6 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, January 13, 1612 (Ms. Gal. 23, c. 18; OG, XI:643) --
Letter 7 Galileo Galilei to Margherita Sarrocchi, January 21, 1612 (OG, XI:467) --
Letter 8 Margherita Sarrocchi to Galileo Galilei, June 9, 1612 (Ms. Gal. 23, c. 20; OG, XI:696) --
Letter 9 Guido Bettoli to Margherita Sarrocchi, June 4, 1611 (OG, XI:537) --
Letter 10 Margherita Sarrocchi to Guido Bettoli, August 27, 1611 (OG, XI:574) --
Letter 11 Luca Valerio to Galileo Galilei, August 31, 1613 (OG, XI:919).
Series Title: Palgrave studies in literature, science, and medicine.; Palgrave pivot.
Other Titles: Letters to Galileo
Responsibility: Meredith K. Ray.

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