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 ...
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 ...
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.
People in Europe probably did believe that the earth was flat at one stage, but
that was in the very early ancient period, possible before the 4th century BCE, the
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
Oct 26, 2012 ... There are some people today who claim to still believe that the Earth is flat.
Dec 8, 2009 ... Many of us have laboured under the impression that people were ... The idea that
the uncouth people of the Middle Ages thought the Earth was flat is an .... the
erudition of Chinese geographers who actually did believe it.
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 ...