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Seventeenth-Century Science Fiction

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Abstract

Science fiction was reborn in one year, 1600, the year that the Catholic Inquisition burned Giordano Bruno the Nolan at the stake for arguing in favour of the notion that the universe was infinite and contained innumerable worlds. Bruno’s was a fundamentally science-fictional conception.

Keywords

Solar System Seventeenth Century Science Fiction Vital Argument Century Voyage 
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