Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Character Descriptions

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Galileo Galilei

This person was an Italian mathematician, philosopher, and physicist responsible for the refined development of the telescope.

Suor Maria Celeste Galilei

This person was christened Virginia Galilei, was firstborn daughter of Galileo Galilei and Marina Gamba of Venice.

Livia Galilei

This person was Galileo's sister, after whom his second daughter was named.

Giordano Bruno

This person was a Dominican friar accused of heresy and burned at the stake in Rome in 1600.

Nicolaus Copernicus

This person was a mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who lived in the 16th century.

Virginia Galilei

This person was Galileo's sister, for whom his firstborn daughter was named.

Michelangelo Galilei

Michelangelo Galilei was Galileo's brother, responsible for placing family burdens upon Galileo after his marriage.

Livia Galilei

Galileo's second daughter, to also became a nun at the Convent of San Matteo under the name of Suor Arcangela.

Vincenzio Galilei

Galileo's only son, named...

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