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    Trial of Galileo Galilei before the Inquisition, 1633. The scientist and astronomer proved Copernicus' and Kepler's theories of a sun-centered system, a theory the Catholic Church had declared erroneous.

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    Telescope, triangle, magnet compass hourglass and pendulum clock (16th and 17th), which belonged to Galileo Galilei.

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. November: preparing for winter by chopping fore wood, storing bread, ham and wine. December: killing a bull, fattening a pig. The mosaic was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    "12 heathen philosophers and their planetary conjunctions" from a manuscript on astrology composed in verse; Wenzelswerkstadt, Prague. Size: 29.5 x 20 cm Inv. Sn 2652, p 2 verso

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    The Astronomer (After restoration). Oil on canvas (1668) 51.5 x 45.5 cm RF 1983-28

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. September: a man in Phrygian cap pounds grapes with two wooden paddles. October: a farmer ploughing his field. The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Bearer of the demon's head, 10th century. A Persian representation of the constellation Perseus, who holds the head of Medusa, in accordance with the myth. From the star catalogue of the Persian astronomer Al-Sufi. It is shown in double aspect in order to show it as seen from the earth and reversed as on a star-globe.

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    Zodiaque médical - Medical Zodiac. From "Secundum philosophorum deliramenta". Italy; 9th century CE.

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. January: a woman warms her hands; February: a woman prepares a roast piglet, a "porchetta". The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic floor was completed in 1166. See also 15-03-05/16-42

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    Christ Pantokrator,surrounded by saints;signs of the zodiac. Fresco in the central cupola of the church of the Archangel Michael, Lesnovo. Painted by Michael of Lesnovo, 1347-1349

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    Isaac Newton (1643-1727) discovers the refration of light. Canvas.

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    The constellations.From "Phenomenes d'Aratus" Ms.188,folio 30,France, around 1000.

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    Medieval astrologers and surveyors at work, 15th century. The men were said to be Egyptians, repeating the classical and medieval belief that the mathematical sciences, including astrology, were discovered by the Egyptians. Code:0210005353

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    Interior of the Palazzo Pitti with tapestry (17th) and Medici coat-of-arms. Galilei and his friends discussed science and literature here with the Grand Duke Cosimo II.

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    Alchemist laboratory. Reconstruction in the old university in Cracow, Poland.

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    unknown artist, painted after a painting Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723) Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)

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    Alchemist laboratory. Reconstruction in the old university in Cracow, Poland.

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    Ceremonial hall of the Hradschin. On the table the first edition of Kepler's "Astronomia nova" which was dedicated to Emperor Rudolf II, whose portrait is on the wall in the background.

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    The constellations.From "Phenomenes d'Aratus" Ms.188,folio 20,France, around 1000.

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    Celestial globe from Isfahan,Iran. Incised bronze.

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    Copernican system - With the Sun, not the Earth at the centre of the solar system. The observed motions of the planets are described in terms of a complex set of circular orbits around the sun, this explaination later being replaced with the more elegant system of eliptical orbits. Atlas Coelestis. 'Harmonia Macrocosmica seu Atlas Universalis et novus, totius universi creati Cosmographiam generalem, et novam exhibens ... Studio et labore Andreae Cellarii, etc' by Andreas Cellarius. Amsterdam, Apud J. Janssonium, 1660. Shelfmark: Maps.C.6.c.2 Page Folio Number: after 22

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. March: a burgher washes his feet. April: a shepherd takes his flock out to graze. The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic floor was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Telescope, triangle, magnet compass, hourglass and pendulum clock (16th and 17th), which belonged to Galileo Galilei.

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    Abu Bakr Ibn Usuf, astrolabe, 1216.

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