The myth of the flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing
cosmological view ... In Inventing the Flat Earth: Columbus and Modern
Historians, Jeffrey Russell describes the Flat Earth...
Oct 10, 2011 ... Busting a myth about Columbus and a flat Earth ... that Europeans learned from
Columbus's trips to the New World that the planet was round.
Dec 12, 2004 ... The story of Columbus and early attempts to establish the shape and size of the
... Columbus thought the Earth was flat, but that wasn't the case at all. ... "
Posidonius suspects that the length of the inhabited world, about 70,000 ...
Oct 12, 2009 ... Many Europeans still believed that the world was flat. Columbus, they thought,
would fall off the earth.” A 1982 text for eighth-graders said ...
... "In the days of Christopher Columbus, everyone thought the world was flat. ...
They all laughed at Christopher Columbus When he said the world was round.
"Columbus believed that the world was round. Everyone else thought that it was
flat. In 1492, Columbus finally overcame the objections of the bigoted church ...
Oct 10, 2011 ... The myths surrounding the epic voyages of Christopher Columbus are as
plentiful as ... World History Archive/Newscom ... renegade voyage to defy the flat
-Earth believers who warned he would sail off the face of the planet.
Dec 8, 2009 ... History is thought to have vindicated Columbus against those filled ... the world is
actually flat after all, but because at the time everyone knew it ...
Sep 21, 2011 ... More ». “When Columbus lived, people thought that the earth was flat. ... of the
globe), but more than 2,000 years ago, in the ancient world!
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Feb 28, 2007 ... http://www.amazon.com/Inventing-Flat-Earth-Columbus-Historians/dp/ ... Atheist
created the myth that the "Church thinks the world is round".