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 ...
The flat Earth theory was believed by many cultures around the world including ...
Now, some believe that most educated people since around the fourth century ...
By Douglas Main On 1/28/16 at 4:58 PM. Earth Our spherical planet. Even in the
Middle Ages, it wasn't widely believed that the Earth was flat. NASA.
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
There is a piece of 'common knowledge' about the Middle Ages I have heard
repeated over and over again: that medieval people thought the earth was flat.
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 21, 2011 ... “When Columbus lived, people thought that the earth was flat. They believed the
Atlantic Ocean to be filled with monsters large enough to ...
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, ...