Museo Galileo
Portale Galileo
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Myth

Galileo by images

Galileo by images
In this section it is possible to expand upon the theme of the “myth” of Galileo as interpreted by the figurative arts. There are two highlighted aspects: the portraits of the scientist and his “painted biography.”

Galileo on the stage

Galileo on the stage
The personal and professional endeavours of Galileo have inspired many poets, dramaturgs, and filmmakers. In this section some of the most famous works dedicated to Galileo are analyzed.