Trial of Galileo

Trial of Galileo

Storyboard Text

  • Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer, published his controversial book "Dialogue concerning the Two Chief world Systems". the dialogue challenged geocentric theory with the heliocentric Copernican thought that the sun was centered in the middle of the un inverse instead of the earth
  • Chief inquisitor Father reverend fra, assisted by Reverend Father Carlo Sinceri are appointed to handling Galileo's first deposition.
  • I can't let Galileo get away with this sneaky expression of his heretical beliefs.
  • In 1616, the church forbade Galileo from teaching or advocating for heliocentric schools of thought . He is again condemned for heresy upon publication of his dialogue, thus prompting the church to summon him to Rome for trail in 1633
  • April 12,1633 Galileo's deposition begin's
  • can you explain the characters of the book about which you are giving deposition today?
  • It is written as a debate between two men who discuss two possible arrangements of the heavens and the elements.
  • Do you admit that everything in this book I hold is your work, and are you prepared to defend it?
  • I acknowledge that this book is mine and contains only my writing
  • Do you know the Church's opinion on Copernicus's idea of the heliocentric model of the universe
  • Yes, I understand that the church only allows it as a hypothetical concept, but not as a natural principle as it is contrary to Scripture
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