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Author Shea, William R.

Title Galileo in Rome : the rise and fall of a troublesome genius / William R. Shea and Mariano Artigas
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: Job Hunting and the Path to Rome: FIRST TRIP: 1587; CHAPTER TWO: The Door of Fame Springs Open: SECOND TRIP: 29 MARCH-4 JUNE 1611; CHAPTER THREE: Roman Clouds: THIRD TRIP: 10 DECEMBER 1615-4 JUNE 1616; CHAPTER FOUR: Roman Sunshine: FOURTH TRIP: 23 APRIL-16 JUNE 1624; CHAPTER FIVE: Star-Crossed Heavens: FIFTH TRIP: 3 MAY-26 JUNE 1630; CHAPTER SIX: Foul Weather in Rome: SIXTH TRIP: 13 FEBRUARY-6 JULY 1633; REFERENCES; PHOTO CREDITS; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Summary 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)
Analysis Andre fag (naturvidenskab og teknik) Andre fag
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 215) and index
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Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Travel -- Italy -- Rome.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography.
Religion and science -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Artigas, Mariano.
ISBN 0195165985 (acid-free paper)
0195184718 (electronic bk.)
0198037147 (electronic bk.)
9780195165982 (acid-free paper)
9780195184716 (electronic bk.)
9780198037149 (electronic bk.)