This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Galileo Galilei - This character is a highly respected scientist, astronomer, and professor at the University of Padua.
Andrea Sarti - This character is about nine years old when the play begins. The play ends with this character crossing the Italian border.
Ludovico Marsili - This character becomes engaged, and breaks the engagement, during the play.
Virginia Galilei - This character is seen praying at the inquisition trial.
Federzoni - This character is a lens-grinder.
Christopher Clavius - This character is Rome's preeminent astronomer.
The Little Monk - This character abandons...
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