The astronomer and the witch johannes keplers fight for his mother ulinka rublack on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers johannes kepler 1571 1630 was one of the most admired astronomers who ever lived and a key figure in the scientific revolution a defender of copernicus s sun centered universe. This book is interesting because it outlines the life of johannes kepler and the trial of his mother who was accused of being a witch this is something i never heard about and found it extremely interesting the chapters kind of jump from one thing to another but if you retain your focus its a good read. Finden sie hilfreiche kundenrezensionen und rezensionsbewertungen fur the astronomer and the witch johannes keplers fight for his mother auf amazonde lesen sie ehrliche und unvoreingenommene rezensionen von unseren nutzern. In her recent book the astronomer and the witch ulinka rublack reveals how kepler saved his mother from being burned as a witch using the original trial documents rublack brings to life the story of a small lutheran community in the centre of europe at a time of deep religious and political. One of the best history books i have read in some considerable time while other authors and novelists have told the tale of johannes keplers fight to save his mother katharina from conviction as a witch only cambridge historian rublack contextualises this episode well
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