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 ...
Article by James Hannam on the myth that people in the Middle Ages believed
the earth was flat.
Historian Jeffrey Burton Russell (1934–) thoroughly demolished the flat earth
myth over 20 years ago in his definitive study Inventing the Flat Earth.<sup>5</sup>.
Sep 16, 2010 ... Draper, with a little help from Washington Irving, thus popularized the “flat earth”
myth, the idea that prior to Columbus there was a widespread, ...
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.
People in Europe probably did believe that the earth was flat at one stage, but ...
The myth also taps into people's ideas of “progress” and of the medieval era as ...
Dec 2, 2014 ... Washington Irving's Columbus and the Flat Earth ... Like any beloved myth, the
Columbus story mixes truths and truthiness, something that ...
and “Did people really believe in a flat earth?” I have addressed the flaws of
Carbon 14 in another Bible Lab available on our web site “Articles” page.
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 ...
Nov 21, 2013 ... Ironing Out the Myth of the Flat Earth. By Danièle Cybulskie. Picture from a 1550
edition of On the Sphere of the World, the most influential.