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...
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 ...
Dec 28, 2009 ... The flat Earth theory was believed by many cultures around the world ... Now,
some believe that most educated people since around the fourth ...
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
It is the notion that people used to believe that the earth was flat--especially ... to
see how old the idea was that medieval Christians believed the earth was flat.
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, ...
May 8, 2013 ... As to how the myth that people during Medieval times thought the Earth was flat
came about, this is up for debate. The idea seems to have first ...
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, ...
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
Everyone in the Middle Ages thought the earth was flat. Columbus faced
opposition to his attempt to find a western route to Asia because people thought