Life of Galileo

Life of Galileo (in German: Leben des Galilei) is a play written by the German dramatist Bertold Brecht, of which exist many versions and revisions. The most important ones were written in the years 1938-1939 (Danish version), 1943-1945 (American version) and 1956 (Berliner version). The work tells about Galileo Galilei’s life.


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Andrea Sarti manages to bring the manuscript of Galilei’s book “Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences” (“Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche intorno a due nuove scienze attenenti alla meccanica e i movimenti locali”) out of Italy.
Life of Galileo