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

Dava Sobel
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Maria Celeste tended to write long letters to Galileo on which day of the week? (from Part Four, In Care of the Tuscan Embassy, Villa Medici, Rome)

2.

In 1630, approximately _____ Florentines died from disease? (from Part Three, in Rome)

3.

Galileo communicated the news of Maria Celeste's death to his friend Elia Diodati, who lived in which major European city? (from Part Six, From Arcetri)

4.

How was Cardinal Barberini related to Pope Urban? (from Part Four, In Care of the Tuscan Embassy, Villa Medici, Rome)

5.

Because of a lack of follow through, which inventor came up with the same idea less than twenty years later? (from Part Three, in Rome)

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