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...

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