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Grassi gets a fright

Peter Burke, 7 July 1988

Galileo: Heretic 
by Pietro Redondi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal.
Allen Lane, 356 pp., £17.95, April 1988, 0 7139 9007 4
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... to come up with a really novel hypothesis to explain the condemnation. However, this is what Pietro Redondi, an Italian scholar working in Paris, has done in his Galileo Eretico, first published by Einaudi in 1983 and just translated into English. Redondi has not only produced a new hypothesis, he has also ...

The Strangest Piece of News

Nick Wilding: Galileo, 2 June 2011

Galileo: Watcher of the Skies 
by David Wootton.
Yale, 328 pp., £25, October 2010, 978 0 300 12536 8
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by J.L. Heilbron.
Oxford, 508 pp., £20, October 2010, 978 0 19 958352 2
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... sentiment allows him to consider again the most important re-evaluation of the 1633 trial: Pietro Redondi’s Galileo: Heretic (1983). Redondi argued, in a brilliant discussion based on a single, previously unknown document he found in the Holy Office archives, that the trial was a cover-up, designed to paper ...

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