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Myth of the flat Earth

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The myth of the flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing cosmological view during the Middle Ages in Europe saw the Earth as flat, instead of ...

Myth of the Flat Earth - Veritas Forum at UCSB

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How does investigating the myth of the flat earth help teachers of the history of science? First, as a historian, I have to admit that it tells us something about the ...

Who invented the idea of a flat Earth? • ChristianAnswers.Net

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Rebuttal to the claims that the idea of a flat Earth came from Christianity. ... White were responsible for promoting the myth that the church taught a flat Earth.

Flat earth myth - creation.com

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May 6, 2013 ... Historian Jeffrey Burton Russell (1934–) thoroughly demolished the flat earth myth over 20 years ago in his definitive study Inventing the Flat ...

People in Columbus' Time Did Not Think the World Was Flat

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May 8, 2013 ... They were well aware the Earth was round, having calculated with relatively ... The “Columbus / Flat Earth Myth” itself was widely popularized in ...

How the Myth of the Flat-Earth Dogma Started the Religion-Science ...

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Sep 16, 2010 ... Starting a war on false pretenses is nothing new. But when a few nineteenth- century academicians declared a science-vs.-religion war, they did ...

Did Medieval People Believe in a Flat Earth? - European History

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The Myths. Everyone in the Middle Ages thought the earth was flat. Columbus faced opposition to his attempt to find a western route to Asia because people ...

Washington Irving's Columbus and the Flat Earth – Darin Hayton

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Dec 2, 2014 ... Washington Irving's Columbus and the Flat Earth ... Like any beloved myth, the Columbus story mixes truths and truthiness, something that ...

Flat Earth - RationalWiki

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6 days ago ... Flat Earth (also known as the Flat Earth myth, flat-earthism, and less commonly platygeism) is the belief that the Earth — which the vast, vast ...

Even in the Middle Ages, People Didn't Think the Earth Was Flat

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Jan 28, 2016 ... Ironically, the flat-earth myth has historically been used to demonize religion and to lionize scientists.

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Busting a myth about Columbus and a flat Earth - The Washington ...

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Oct 10, 2011 ... If you learned in school that Christopher Columbus disproved a common belief that the Earth was flat, then the lesson you learned was wrong.

The Myth of the Flat Earth - Bede's Library

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Dec 8, 2009 ... The idea that the uncouth people of the Middle Ages thought the Earth was flat is an example of the myth that has been propagated since the ...

The Myth of the Flat Earth - James Hannam

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Article by James Hannam on the myth that people in the Middle Ages believed the earth was flat.