18 - None of Galileos books are put on the index in 1615...

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None of Galileos books are put on the index in 1615. Some of his passages were forbidden. Galileo has fought to try and puch coperinicanism and it has blown up in his face. if he hadn't pressed it it might not have been condemned. he went back to florence and doesn't advocate copernicanism. in 1623, an important even happened. Barberini was an old friend of Galileo's. he was a poet and intellectual. He was elected pope. He became Pope Urban the 8th. Barberini was pope for 20+ years. Galileo sees this as his big opening. Barberini said that if he had been in charge copernicanism wouldn't have been condemned in this way. Galileo sees this as a clearance to try to reverse the decision of 1616. He writes dialogue in the 2 chief world systems. Finally after long delays he takes it up again and has terrible health problems. He finally finishes up the book and has it completed by 1630. It is the dialogue on the 2 chief world systems. He wanted to have it published by the linceans in rome. It wasn't overtly a copernican work. Its more discussing the issue. He gets it approved in rome. He takes it back to florence and the plague hits. He only has one copy of the work and doesn't want to send it back between
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 322D taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas.

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