Galileo sentenced by the Inquisition

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Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)

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This was due to his refutation of the theory of an earth-centred universe.

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Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "Galileo sentenced by the Inquisition". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010 [, accessed 06 February 2023.]

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