A Brief Resume of the System of the World Based Upon Ptolemy’s Theory of the Immovability of the Earth

  • Otto Von Guericke
Part of the Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des Idées / International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 137)


“The earth holds the central position in the world and rests immobile with its water and surrounding layer of air. Fire encompasses it and separates it from the rest of the world.


Moving Planet Rapid Rotation Round Ball Complete Disregard World Base 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

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  • Otto Von Guericke

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