Nicolaus Copernicus Quote

I can well appreciate, Holy Father, that as soon as certain people realise that in these books which I have written about the Revolutions of the spheres of the universe I attribute certain motions to the globe of the Earth, they will at once clamour for me to be hooted off the stage with such an opinion.


'To His Holiness Pope Paul III', in Copernicus: On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres (1543), trans. A.M. Duncan (1976)

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I can well appreciate, Holy Father, that as soon as certain people realise that in these books which I have written about the Revolutions of the...

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I can well appreciate, Holy Father, that as soon as certain people realise that in these books which I have written about the Revolutions of the...

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I can well appreciate, Holy Father, that as soon as certain people realise that in these books which I have written about the Revolutions of the...

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I can well appreciate, Holy Father, that as soon as certain people realise that in these books which I have written about the Revolutions of the...