HFM 142 | The Enormously Misunderstood Heresy Trial of Galileo

July 11, 2016

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Few episodes in history are so misunderstood as the condemnation of Galileo. His trial has become a stock argument to show the fundamental clash between science and dogmatism.

Turns out the whole affair was actually a giant clash of egos, with churchmen and scientists on both sides of the argument.

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About Michael Rank

Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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