Galileo in Rome: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius

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INDEX

A
Academy of Deti, 32–33
Acquapendente, 179
Acquasparta, 105, 107, 108, 111
Acquaviva, Claudio, 37, 59
Adam (Bible), 43, 91
Against Astrologers (Papal Bull), 149
Aggiunti, Niccoló, 195
Apology for Galileo (Campagnella), 133
Arcetri, 197, 199
Archimedes, 3–4
Ariosto, 3
Aristotelians, x, 35, 40–41, 49, 59, 125; Galileo's ridicule of, 160–61; immutability of heavens and, 41, 50, 53, 124. See also Simplicio (Dialogue)
Aristotle, 16, 36, 51, 161, 173; on Dialogue title page, 143, 155, 164
Arrighetti, Niccoló, 57
Art of Dying Well, The (Bellarmine), 7
Assayer, The (Galileo), 40, 100–104, 107, 112, 119, 128; atomistic theory in, 117–18
astrologers, 133–34, 140, 149
Astronomical and Philosophical Balance, The (Grassi), 100, 103
astronomy, 16–18. See Brahe; Copernicanism; Copernicus; Earth; Galileo; heliocentrism; Jupiter; Kepler; Mars; Mercury; planetary motion; Ptolemy; Saturn; Sun
atomism, 10, 118–19, 171, 177
Attavanti, Gianozzo, 62
Augustine, Saint, 63
Avvisi (gossip column), 33–34, 38, 139, 140

B
Baliani, Giovanni Battista, 58
Bandini, Ottavio, 33
Barberini, Antonio, 109, 137, 176
Barberini, Francesco, 97, 98, 119, 120, 122, 161; Dialogue enquiry and, 167, 168, 177, 178, 179, 182; Galileo's meetings with, 109, 114, 129, 140, 144; Galileo's trial and, 188, 189, 194; geocentrism and, 130; Lyncean Academy and, 144; Velasquez and, 138; x, 133
Barberini, Maffeo, 32, 64, 68, 71, 72, 73; in Congregation of the Index, 66, 67, 84; elected pope, x, 67, 100; friendship with Galileo, 46–47. See also Urban VIII, Pope
Barberini, Taddeo, 120, 137, 165
Barberini family, 108, 121, 137, 164, 165
Bardi, Giovanni, 59
Bardi, Girolamo, 171–72
Baronio, Cesare, 37
Bella, Stefano della, 155
Bellarmine, Robert, 37, 65, 68, 72–73, 80, 90; admonition of Galileo by, 83–84,

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