Well, you have Aristarchus of Samos in the 3rd Century BC – but the Stoics didn’t like it, so his heliocentric view didn’t get popular.

Well, you have Aristarchus of Samos in the 3rd Century BC – but the Stoics didn’t like it, so his heliocentric view didn’t get popular.

I wanted to find a writing from this guy: http://users.uoa.gr/~etheodos/en_cv.html – who wrote EXAC
TLY about this topic back in 1999 for an astronomy conference, but because I’m not at a University.. I don’t have access to it grumpy emoticon
15. Theodossiou, E., Danezis, E. and Manimanis, V.: “From Pythagoreans to Kepler. The contest between the Geocentric and Heliocentric System”. Proceedings of the 9th European and 5th Euro-Asian Astronomical Society Conference (JENAM 2000), Astronomy of Ancient Civilizations. Moscow, Russia, May 29-June 3, 2000.
*That* probably contains the _most up to date_ historical research on the matter… but… it’s locked away in academic $$$ prison. UGH.

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