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IMAGE number
CHT223764
Title
Frontispiece of 'Dialogus De Systemate Mundi' by Galileo (1564-1642), published in Leyden 1635 (engraving) (b/w photo)
Artist
Dutch School, (17th century) / Dutch
Description
Latin translation of Galileo's 'Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo', published in Florence 1632; Aristotle , Ptolemy and Copernicus discussing their different world systems; dedication to Ferdinand II (1610-70) Grand Duke of Tuscany; patron and protector of Galileo; Galilee;
Location
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Medium
gravure
Date
1635 (C17th)
Credit
© Archives Charmet / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 1473-1543
  • apparatus
  • astrolabe
  • astronomers
  • astronomy
  • debate
  • discussion
  • galilei
  • instrument
  • mathematics
  • nicolas copernic
  • nicolaus copernicus
  • ptolemaic system
  • scientist
  • scientists

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