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The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth's shape as a plane or disk. ... Several pre-Socratic philosophers believed that the world was flat: Thales (c. 550 BC) according ... 50...

Why was Earth thought to be flat? - Science Questions ...

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After all, without gravity, why wouldn't we fall off a round world? So the Babylonians and others of long ago thought Earth was just as it looks—flat. The story is ...

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

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May 8, 2013 ... The Catholics weren't the only religious sect that thought the world was ... The “ Columbus / Flat Earth Myth” itself was widely popularized in ...

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

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Oct 10, 2011 ... Busting a myth about Columbus and a flat Earth ... It says that Europeans learned from Columbus's trips to the New World that the planet was round. ... Letronne insisted that early Christian writers thought the Earth was flat.

Flat Earth Theory - Universe Today

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The flat Earth theory was believed by many cultures around the world including ... It is now thought by many, including the Historical Association based in ...

Top 5 Misconceptions About Columbus - Live Science

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Oct 11, 2011 ... Columbus set out to prove the world was round. ... time thought was daft — not because the Earth was flat, but because Columbus' math was so ...

Flat wrong: the misunderstood history of flat Earth theories

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Jan 28, 2016 ... Ancient Norse thought postulated a circular flat Earth surrounded by a ... in the West after the 3rd century BCE thought that the world was flat.

Not Even the Greeks Thought the World Was Flat, But These People ...

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Oct 26, 2012 ... Long, long ago, people sailing away from their homes worried about falling off the edge of the Earth. They truly believed that the Earth was flat, ...

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

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Columbus did face opposition on his voyage, but not from people who thought he 'd drop off the edge of the world. Instead people believed he'd predicted too ...

The Flat Earth. - Lock Haven University

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The Babylonians thought the earth was hollow, to provide space for their ... one could see all of the kingdoms of the world"but only if the earth were flat.

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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. ... Christian faith and dogma suppressed the useful image of the world that had been so ...

Who Discovered The Earth is Round? – Starts With A Bang

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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!

Common Misconceptions: Why did people think the world was flat ...

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Today, when we have satellites that can take images of the Earth from space, no one in their .... There is seemingly still the idea going round that a lot of people thought, up till the middle ages, that the Earth was flat. Nothing is further from the  ...