'Il papato dei virtuosi'. I Lincei e i Barberini

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] 'The papacy of virtuosos'. The Lincei and the Barberini

Eraldo Bellini

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Abstract

[Autom. eng. transl.] The essay traces the relationship between some literati belonging to the Accademia dei Lincei and the lively cultural environment around Urban VIII. In particular we take into consideration the figures of Virginio Cesarini and Giovanni Ciampoli, lincei academics and close collaborators of Galileo, but also trusted men of Urbano VIII, who will contribute to establish and consolidate the new Galilean science in the first years of the pontificate of Maffeo Barberini. The essay also follows the exile of the Lincei provoked by the events of the condemnation of the Dialogue and the trial of 1633, showing how however in Sforza Pallavicino, a Jesuit and finally a cardinal, traces of his youthful scientific education and lincea remain.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] 'The papacy of virtuosos'. The Lincei and the Barberini
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationI primi Lincei e il Sant'Uffizio. Questioni di scienza e di fede
Pages47-97
Number of pages51
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • Barberini
  • Lincei

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