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Geocentric and Heliocentric Veiws

Summary: Various views on the cosmos were held by several different groups of philosophers, but the two most popular views were held were held by some of the more remembered philosophers, such as the famous Pythagoreans, who supported the geocentric theory and Aristarchus, who supported the heliocentric theory. The geocentric view is the view that the Earth is placed at the centre of the universe with all the heavenly bodies circumnavigating it. The heliocentric view caused much dispute as it opposed the bible. (The bible supported the Earth being at the center of the universe, Geocentric)
Greek Astronomy

The Greeks were the originators of much of the modern science we have today.

Ancient Greek astronomy was one of the most revolutionary thought changing and challenging discoveries of all time, and much of their philosophy is familiar to us today. Much views and findings from philosophers provoked masses of people in ancient times because much of their theories challenged the bible, causing much controversy.

In ancient times earth was believed to be flat and motionless, balanced at the centre of the comos. It is believed that it was not until the late 5th century BC that the first logical astronomical theory was thought up.

Various views on the cosmos were held by several different groups of philosophers, but the two most popular views were held were held by some of the more remembered philosophers, such as the famous Pythagoreans, who supported the geocentric theory and...

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