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La villa di Galileo in Arcetri / Galileo's villa at Arcetri

  • Antonio Godoli,
  • Francesco Palla,
  • Alberto Righini,

Villa Il Gioiello, built in the measured, harmonious style of the mid-16th century on the hill of Arcetri just outside Florence, is where Galileo spent his last years, under house arrest. Recently restored, it was not simply Galileo’s prison, it was also an observatory, a place of study and maybe even a place of leisure when he was tending the small vineyard that grew just over the courtyard wall.

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Antonio Godoli

MiBACT, Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali e per il turismo, Italy

Francesco Palla

INAF - Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, Italy

Alberto Righini

University of Florence, Italy

Antonio Godoli an architect with the cultural assets ministry, restored Galileo’s home.

Francesco Palla was an astronomer with the Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, which he directed from 2005 to 2011.

Alberto Righini is a former associate professor of astronomy at the University of Florence.
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Book Title

La villa di Galileo in Arcetri / Galileo's villa at Arcetri

Authors

Antonio Godoli, Francesco Palla, Alberto Righini

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

116

Publication Year

2016

Copyright Information

© 2016 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY-ND 4.0

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Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-459-6

ISBN Print

978-88-6453-458-9

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978-88-6453-459-6

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978-88-9273-294-0

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I libri de «Il Colle di Galileo»

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2704-5609

Series E-Issn

2612-7989

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