Book:Galileo Galilei/Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems/Historical Note

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Historical Note on Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

Galileo Galilei asked permission in $1630$ to write another book about the geocentric and heliocentric theories.

He received permission from Florence, but not from Rome.

However, he went ahead.

The inquisition banned it and Galileo was tried for heresy and sentenced to life imprisonment in the form of house arrest.