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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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
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, ...