Biographies & Memoirs


Allan-Olney, Mary. The Private Life of Galileo, Compiled Principally from His Correspondence and That of His Eldest Daughter, Sister Maria Celeste. London: Macmillan, 1870.

Arano, Luisa Cogliati. The Medieval Health Handbook. New York: George Braziller, 1976, 1996.

Arduini, Carlo. La Primogenita di Galileo Galilei rivelata dalla sue lettere. Florence: Felice LeMonnier, 1864.

Asimov, Isaac. Asimovys Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. New York: Doubleday, 1972.

Asimov’s Chronology of Science and Discovery. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

Bajard, Sophie, and Raffaello Bencini. Villas and Gardens of Tuscany. Paris: Terrail, 1993.

Beatty, J. Kelly, and Andrew Chaikin, eds. The New Solar System. 3d ed. Cambridge, Mass.: Sky Publishing, 1990.

Bedini, Silvio A. The Pulse of Time: Galileo Galilei, the Determination of Longitude, and the Pendulum Clock. Florence: Bibliotecca di Nuncius, 1991.

Bertola, Francesco. Da Galileo alle Stelle. Padua: Biblos, 1992.

Biagioli, Mario. Galileo, Courtier. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Blackwell, Richard J. Galileo, Bellarmine, and the Bible. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1991.

Boeser, Knut, ed. The Elixirs of Nostradamus. London: Moyer Bell, 1996.

Bologna, Gianfranco. Simon and Schuster’s Birds of the World. Edited by John Bull. New York: Fireside, 1978.

Bornstein, Daniel, and Roberto Rusconi, eds. Women and Religion in Medieval and Renaissance Italy. Translated by Margery J. Schneider. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Brodrick, James, S. J. Galileo: The Man, His Work, His Misfortunes. London: Catholic Book Club, 1964.

Brucker, Gene. Florence: The Golden Age, 1138-1737. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Bruno, Giordano. The Ash Wednesday Supper*La Cena de le Ceneri. Translated by Stanley L. Jaki. Paris: Mouton, 1975.

Bunson, Matthew. The Pope Encyclopedia. New York: Crown, 1995.

Calvi, Giulia. Histories of a Plague Year: The Social and the Imaginary in Baroque Florence. Translated by Dario Biocca and Bryant T. Ragan, Jr. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Chaikin, Andrew. A Man on the Moon. New York: Viking, 1994.

Cipolla, Carlo M. Clocks and Culture, 1300-1700. New York: Walker, 1967.

---------. Cristofano and the Plague: A Study in the History of Public Health in the Age of Galileo. London: Collins, 1973.

---------. Faith, Reason, and the Plague in Seventeenth-Century Tuscany. London: Harvester, 1979; New York: Norton, 1981.

--------. Fighting the Plague in Seventeenth-Century Italy. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1981.

---------. Public Health and the Medical Profession in the Renaissance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976.

Clare (Saint). The Rule and Testament of Saint Clare. Translated by Mother Mary Francis. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1987.

Cleugh, James. The Medici: A Tale of Fifteen Generations. New York: Doubleday, 1975.

Cohen, I. Bernard. The Birth of a New Physics. New York: Norton, 1985.

---------. “What Galileo Saw: The Experience of Looking Through a Telescope.” In Homage to Galileo. Edited by P. Mazzoldi, 445-72. Padua: Cleup, 1992.

Colette (Saint). The Testament of Saint Colette. Translated by Mother Mary Francis. Chicago: Franciscan Herald, 1987.

Coyne, G. V., M. Heller, and J. Zycinski, eds. The Galileo Affair: A Meeting of Faith and Science. Vatican City State: Specola Vaticana, 1985.

Culbertson, Judi, and Tom Randall. Permanent Italians: An Illustrated, Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of Italy. New York: Walker, 1996.

De Harsanyi, Zsolt. The Star-Gazer. Translated by Paul Tabor. New York: Putnam, 1939.

Delaney, John. Dictionary of Saints. New York: Doubleday, 1980.

De Santillana, Giorgio. The Crime of Galileo. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955.

Desiato, Luca. Galileo Mio Padre. Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori, 1983.

Dibner, Bern, and Stillman Drake. A Letter from Galileo Galilei. Norwalk: Burndy Library, 1967.

Di Canzio, Albert. Galileo: His Science and His Significance for the Future of Man. Portsmouth: Adasi, 1996.

DiCrollolanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia Araldico-Cavalleresca. Bologna: Ar-naldo Forni Editore, 1980.

Dohrn-van Rossum, Gerhard. History of the Hour. Translated by Thomas Dunlap. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Drake, Stillman. “The Accademia dei Lincei.” Science, March 11, 1966, 1194-1200.

-----------. Cause, Experiment, and Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

-----------. Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. New York: Anchor, 1957.

-----------. Galileo. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980, reissued 1996.

-----------. Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978.

-----------. Galileo Studies: Personality, Tradition, and Revolution. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1970.

-----------. History of Free Fall: Aristotle to Galileo. Toronto: Wall and Thompson, 1989.

-----------. Telescopes, Tides, and Tactics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

Elliot, James, and Richard Kerr. Rings: Discoveries from Galileo to Voyager. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1984.

Fahie, J. J. Memorials of Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642. London: Courier, 1929.

Fantoli, Annibale. Galileo: For Copernicanism and for the Church. Translated by George V. Coyne, S. J. Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994.

Favaro, Antonio. Galileo Galilei e Suor Maria Celeste. Florence: Barbera, 1891.

Feldhay, Rivka. Galileo and the Church: Political Inquisition or Critical Dialogue? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Fermi, Laura, and Gilberto Bernardini. Galileo and the Scientific Revolution.New York: Basic Books, 1961.

Ferrari, Giovanna. “Public Anatomy Lessons and the Carnival: The Anatomy Theatre of Bologna.” In Past and Present, no. 117, 50-106.

Ferris, Timothy. Coming of Age in the Milky Way. New York: Morrow, 1988.

Finocchiaro, Maurice A. The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

----------. Galileo on the World Systems. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

Galilei, Celeste. Lettere al Padre. Edited by Giovanni Ansaldo (1927). Genoa: Blengino, 1992.

Galilei, Galileo. The Assayer. In The Controversy on the Comets of 1618, by Galileo Galilei, Horatio Grassi, Mario Guiducci, and Johannes Kepler. Translated by Stillman Drake and C. D. O’Malley. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, i960. alogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo. Florence: Gio: Batista Landini, 1632.

----------. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems. Translated by Stillman Drake. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967.

----------. Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences. Translated by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio. New York: Macmillan, 1914; New York: Dover, 1954.

----------. Istoria e Dimostrazioni intorno alle Macchie Solari. Rome: Appresso Giacomo Mascardi, 1613.

----------. Letter to Grand Duchess Cristina. Translated by Stillman Drake in Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. New York: Anchor, 1957.

----------. Letters on Sunspots. Translated by Stillman Drake in Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. New York: Anchor, 1957.

----------. Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass. Translated by Stillman Drake. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978.

----------. Opere. 20 vols. Edited by Antonio Favaro. Florence: Barbera, 1890-1909.

----------. Prose Scelte. Ordinate e annotate dal Professor Augusto Conti. Florence: Barbera, 1910.

----------. Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger. Translated by Albert Van Helden. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.

----------. Two New Sciences, Including Centers of Gravity and Force of Percussion. Translated by Stillman Drake. 2d ed. Toronto: Wall and Thompson, 1989.

Galilei, Suor Maria Celeste. Lettere al Padre. Edited by Giuliana Morandini. Torino: La Rosa, 1983.

Galluzzi, Paolo. “I Sepolcri de Galileo: Le Spoglie Wive’ di un Eroe della Scienza.” In II Pantheon di Santa Croce a Firenze, edited by Luciano Berti, 145-82. Florence: Cassa di Risparmio, 1993.

Gingerich, Owen. The Eye of Heaven: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler. New York: American Institute of Physics, 1993.

----------. The Great Copernicus Chase and Other Adventures in Astronomical History. Cambridge, Mass.: Sky Publishing, 1992.

Godoli, Antonio e Paolo Paoli. “L’Ultima Dimora di Galileo: La Villa ‘II Gioiello’ ad Arcetri.” In Annali dell’ Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza. Florence: Giunti-Barbera, 1979.

Goodwin, Richard N. The Hinge of the World. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

Gribbin, John, and Mary Gribbin. Galileo in 90 Minutes. London: Constable, 1997.

Haggard, Howard W., M.D. Devils, Drugs, and Doctors. New York: Blue Ribbon, 1929.

Hale, J. R. Florence and the Medici: The Pattern of Control. Plymouth, Eng.: Thames and Hudson, 1977.

Hibbert, Christopher. The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici. London: Allen Lane, 1974; Penguin, 1979.

Jameson, Anna. Legends of the Monastic Orders. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ca. 1840.

Kearney, Hugh. Science and Change, 1500-ijoo. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971.

Kent, Countess of. A Choice Manual, or, Rare and Select Secrets in Physick and Chirurgery. London: Henry Morflock, 1682.

Kline, Morris. Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.

Knedler, John Warren, Jr., ed. Masterworks of Science. Garden City: Doubleday, 1947.

Lacroix, Paul. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1878, 1964.

Landes, David S. Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983.

Langford, Jerome J. Galileo, Science, and the Church. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1966; 3d ed. 1992.

Lewis, Richard S. The Voyages of Apollo. New York: Quadrangle/New York Times, 1974.

Machamer, Peter, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Galileo. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

MacLachlan, James. Galileo Galilei: First Physicist. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Mary Francis, Mother, P.C.C. Forth and Abroad. San Francisco: Ignatius, 1997.

----------. A Right to Be Merry. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1973.

----------. Strange Gods Before Me. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1976.

Matter, E. Ann, and John Coakley, eds. Creative Women in Medieval and Early Modern Italy: A Religious and Artistic Renaissance. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

McBrien, Richard P. Catholicism. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

McEvedy, Colin. “The Bubonic Plague.” Scientific American, February 1988, 118-23.

McMullin, Ernan, ed. Galileo, Man of Science. New York: Basic Books, 1967.

McNamara, Jo Ann Kay. Sisters in Arms: Catholic Nuns Through Two Millennia. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Micheletti, Emma. Le Donne dei Medici. Florence: Sansoni, 1983.

Montanari, Geminiano. Copia di Letter a Scritta all’ Illustrissimo Signore Antonio Magliabechi, Bibliotecario del Serenissimo Gran Duca di Toscana, Intorno Alia Nuova Cometa apparsa quest’anno 1682, sotto i piedi delVOrsa Maggiore. Padua: La Galiverna, 1986.

Moore, Patrick. The Amateur Astronomer’s Glossary. New York: Norton, 1967.

----------. Passion for Astronomy. New York: Norton, 1991.

Moorman, John. A History of the Franciscan Order from Its Origins to the Year ijiy. London: Oxford University Press, 1968; Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1988. Morgan, Tom. Saints. San Francisco: Chronicle, 1994.

Nussdorfer, Laurie. Civic Politics in the Rome of Urban VIII. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992.

Olson, Roberta J. M. Fire and Ice: A History of Comets in Art. New York: Walker, 1985.

Pagano, Sergio M., ed. I Documenti del Processo di Galileo Galilei. Vatican City State: Collectanea Archivi Vaticani, 1984.

Paolucci, Antonio, Bruno Pacciani, and Rosanna Caterina Proto Pisani. II Tesoro di Santa Maria All’ Impruneta. Florence: Becocci, 1987.

Park, Katherine. “The Criminal and the Saintly Body: Autopsy and Dissection in Renaissance Italy.” Renaissance Quarterly, 1994, 1-33.

Pasachoff, Jay M. Journey Through the Universe. Orlando: Saunders College Publishing, Harcourt Brace, 1992, 1994.

Pedersen, Olaf. “Galileo and the Council of Trent: The Galileo Affair Revisited.” Studi Galileiani, vol. 1, no. 6 (revised edition), 1-43. Vatican City State: Specola Vaticana, 1991.

----------. “Galileo’s Religion.” In The Galileo Affair: A Meeting of Faith and Science, edited by G. V. Coyne, M. Heller, andj. Zycinski, 75-102. Vatican City State: Specola Vaticana, 1985.

Peterson, Ingrid J. Clare of Assisi. Quincy, 111.: Franciscan Press, 1983.

Pohle, Joseph. The Sacraments. Adapted and edited by Arthur Preuss. 4 vols. St. Louis: Herder, 1931.

Pulci, Antonia. Florentine Drama for Convent and Festival. Annotated and translated by James Wyatt Cook. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Redondi, Pietro. Galileo Heretic. Translated by Raymond Rosenthal. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1987.

Reston, James, Jr. Galileo, a Life. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

Righini Bonelli, Maria Luisa, and Thomas Settle. The Antique Instruments of the Museum of History of Science in Florence. Florence: Arnaud, I973-

Righini Bonelli, Maria Luisa, and William R. Shea. Galileo’s Florentine Residences. Florence: Istituto di Storia della Scienza, 1979.

Risso, Paolo. Sulle Orme di Francesco e Chiara. Torino: Elle Di Ci, 1992.

Rondinelli, Francesco. Relazione del Contagio stato in Firenze Vanno 1630 e 1633. Florence: G. B. Landini, 1634, S.A.R. per Jacopo Guiducci, 1714. Salmon, William. Salmon’s Herbal. London: I. Dawks, 1710.

Saverio, Francesco, and Maria Rossi. Galileo Galilei nelle lettere della figlia Suor Maria Celeste. Lanciano: Rocco Carabba, 1984.

Sella, Domenico. Italy in the Seventeenth Century. London: Addison Wesley Longman, 1997.

Sharrat, Michael. Galileo: Decisive Innovator. Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.

Shorter Christian Prayer: The Four-Week Psalter of the Liturgy of the Hours. New York: Catholic Book Publishing, 1988.

Viviani Delia Robbia, Enrica. Nei monasteri fiorentini. Florence: Sansoni, 1946.

Wallace, William A., ed. Reinterpreting Galileo. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1986.

Ward, J. Neville. Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy: A Consideration of the Rosary. New York: Doubleday, 1973.

Wedgwood, C. V. The Thirty Years’ War. Garden City: Anchor, 1961.

Wilkins, Eithne. The Rose-Garden Game: A Tradition of Beads and Flowers. New York: Herder and Herder, 1969.

Young, G. F. The Medici. 2 vols. New York: Dutton, 1909, 1930.

Ziegler, Philip. The Black Death. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.

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