The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth's shape as a plane or
disk. .... Hecataeus of Miletus believed the earth was flat and surrounded by
water. .... Earth into four contine...
Jan 28, 2016 ... Even in the Middle Ages, People Didn't Think the Earth Was Flat ... “The point is
that no educated person believed” the Earth was flat, Russell ...
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 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, ...
Today, when we have satellites that can take images of the Earth from space, no
one in their ... The notion that the world was believed flat until Columbus reached
the Americas is a myth. Although many people in ancient times probably weren't
Rebuttal to the claims that the idea of a flat Earth came from Christianity. ...
Contrary to what most people think, the Earth was known to be spherical in
ancient ... supports the claim that Christians ever widely believed that the Earth
Sep 21, 2011 ... “When Columbus lived, people thought that the earth was flat. ... But this doesn't
tell you whether the Earth is a flat disc or a round sphere; ...
My answer to him was, "John, when people thought the earth was flat, they were
wrong. When people thought the earth was spherical, they were wrong.
History of flat earth ideas. ... The Egyptians thought the earth a square, (with four
corners) with mountains at the edge supporting the vault of the sky. ..... for the
north-south streets are named for people and places from the Bible: Gideon,
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 ...