The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth's shape as a plane or
disk. ..... He did not admit the possibility of antipodes, which he took to mean
people ..... She held that the B...
Long ago, why did they think Earth was flat? ... But the people of his time already
knew that, says Dr. Lawrence M. Principe, a science historian at The Johns ...
The people who thought the Earth was flat believed so because they did not
know about gravity, and assumed that the flatness was the reason they did not
Jan 28, 2016 ... Even in the Middle Ages, People Didn't Think the Earth Was Flat ... Nor did this
situation change much with the advent of Christianity.
Oct 10, 2011 ... So how did it become common thought in the 20th century that people in the 15th
century believed the Earth was flat? In a 1991 book, ...
Contrary to what most people think, the Earth was known to be spherical in ... In
fact, not only did the church not promote the flat Earth, it is clear from such ...
May 8, 2013 ... In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue… with a whole lot of maps and
information about the very round Earth. Contrary to popular belief, not ...
Mar 7, 2011 ... I've heard it numerous times, that in the old days people thought that the world
was flat. Most commonly I heard this in connection with the ...
Oct 26, 2012 ... There are some people today who claim to still believe that the Earth is flat.
It is the notion that people used to believe that the earth was flat--especially
medieval Christians. ... Nor did this situation change with the advent of