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The Ash Wednesday Supper: A New Translation

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Giordano Bruno's The Ash Wednesday Supper is the first of six philosophical dialogues in Italian that he wrote and published in London between 1584 and 1585. It presents a revolutionary cosmology founded on the new Copernican astronomy that Bruno extends to infinite dimensions, filling it with an endless number of planetary systems. As well as opening up the traditional closed universe and reducing earth to a tiny speck in an overwhelmingly immense cosmos, Bruno offers a lively description of his clash of opinions with the ...

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The Ash Wednesday Supper: A New Translation
2018, University of Toronto Press, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9781487521400

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