Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition
 
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Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition
Painting by Cristiano Banti (1857)
 
 
Galileo Facing the Roman 

Inquisition - Painting by Cristiano Banti
 
 

Galileo Facing the Roman Inquisition - Painting by Cristiano Banti (1857).

Galileo was found by the Inquisition to be "vehemently suspect of heresy."

Galileo advocated a heliocentric (sun-centered) view of the universe, rather than a geocentric view (earth-centered).

 
 
 
 
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