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Isaac Newton Arrest Galileo Galilei Johannes Kepler Nicolaus Copernicus Flaws In Geocentric model Copernican Revolution Beginning of the scientific revolution French wars of religion


Lecture number:
17
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Colorado State University- Fort Collins
Course:
Hist 100 - Western Civilization, Pre-Modern (GT-HI1)
Edition:
1

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HIST 100 1st Edition Lecture 17 French wars of religion 1562 1598 a series of wars between French Catholics and French protestants Huguenots 2 million to 4 million people killed Massacre of vassy Bartholomew s day massacre Edicts of Nantes o Catholicism is the official religion in France o Huguenots can worship and hold office in certain regions Religion toleration in France o By political necessity not conviction Beginning of the scientific revolution 16th and 17th centuries new phrases in traditional development o unlike renaissance humanism o math astronomy medicine had always been important to society come to define intellectual life These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o placed science at the center o unique to the west must be seen in light of religious history o arguments with the church o also side by side development with the church not out of divorce from church 19th century Copernican Revolution New science developments from a new model Motion of the planets o Traditionally held the geocentric model o Fit with Christian theology and 2 thousand years of tradition Nicolaus Copernicus o Suggested the heliocentric model o Confirmed by tycho brahe and Johannes kepler Flaws In Geocentric model Event to the naked eye planets movement was irregular o Transit of venus and mini eclipse that follows Venus passes between earth and sun o Various arguments to explain the inconsistencies Epicycles etc none satisfactory o Perfect circles with earth ie Gods creation at the center was too appealing Nicolaus Copernicus 1510 German polish astronomer heliocentric model removed many inconsistencies by 1514 he circulated his ideas with his friends o the spend years gathering data on the movements of the heavenly bodies o not published until 1543 the year of his death o fear of it upsetting the catholic church but it did not Johannes Kepler left horrible



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