Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Cristiano Banti
published on 04 September 2023
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An 1857 painting titled Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition by Cristiano Banti. It shows the trial for heresy of the mathematician and astronomer Galileo (1564-1642) in 1633. Galileo was found guilty and sentenced to live under house arrest for his remaining years. (Private Collection)

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Banti, C. (2023, September 04). Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17881/galileo-facing-the-roman-inquisition/

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Banti, Cristiano. "Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 04, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17881/galileo-facing-the-roman-inquisition/.

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Banti, Cristiano. "Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Sep 2023. Web. 14 Apr 2024.

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