Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems | Criticism

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SOURCE: "The Storm Breaks Loose: The Trial and Condemnation of Galileo," in Galileo: For Copernicanism and for the Church, translated by George V. Coyne, S. J., Vatican Observatory Publications, 1994, pp. 369-462.

In the following excerpt, Fantoli provides transcripts of Galileo's questioning by the Inquisition and his testimony concerning the publication of his Dialogue.

6. Gi; 6. the Trial of 1633 and Galileo's Defense =~ Sthe Trial of 1633 and Galileo's Defense

Finally the two-month long uncertainty came to an end. [Francesco Niccolini, Ambassador of the grand Duke of Tuscany to Rome's Holy See and spokesperson on behalf of Galileo,] was summoned by Cardinal Francesco Barberini, who informed him that by order of the Pope and of the Congregation of the Holy Office Galileo should be summoned to that same Holy Office. He also let him know that, as a special gesture of respect to the Grand Duke, since a few hours of interrogation...

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