The Trial of Galileo (Step 4)
ReadOasis Step 4 (Part 1) Ideas on Trial Galileo was old, weak, and ill. But he had to make the 200 mile journey to Rome in the middle of winter. Why all this trouble? The leader of the Church, the Pope, demanded it. Galileo must go on trial for... Read more
The Trial of Galileo (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) It was the middle of winter. Galileo was old, weak, and sick. But he had to make the 200 mile (320 kilometer) trip to Rome in the cold. Why all this trouble? The Head of the Roman Church said so. Galileo must go on... Read more
The Trial of Galileo (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) Galileo Showing his Telescope (Bertini) In 1564, in the city of Pisa, Galileo Galilei was born. His father, Vincenzo, was a famous musician who studied the science of musical sound. Growing up, Galileo also became a highly skilled musician. Even so, Vincenzo wanted Galileo... Read more
The Trial of Galileo (Step 4)
ReadOasis Step 4 (Part 2) Growing up Galileo Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa in 1564. His father was a composer and lute player who encouraged Galileo to study for a medical degree at the local university. It was while he was a student that he noticed that a... Read more