The Trial of Galileo: Bibliography & Links

Biagioli, Mario.  Galileo, Courtier: The Practice of Science in the Culture of Absolutism.

Blackwell, Richard.  Galileo, Bellarmine, and the Bible (1992).

Copernicus, Nicolaus.  On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres.

Drake, Stillman.  Essays on Galileo and the History and Philosophy of Science (2000).

Drake, Stillman.  Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography (1995).

Finocchiaro, Maurice, ed.  The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History (1989).

Galileo, Galilei.  Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632).

Galileo, Galilei. (Translated by Stillman Drake)  Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo (1957).

Koestler, Arthur, Sleepwalkers (1959).

Langford, Jerome and Drake, Stillman.  Galileo, Science, and the Church (1966).

Mayer, Thomas F. (editor), The Trial of Galileo, 1612-1633 (U. of Toronto Press, 2012).

Reston, James Jr. Galileo: A Life.

Santillana, Giorgio.  The Crime of Galileo (1978).

Sobel, David.  Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love (1999).


The Galileo Project (Rice University)

The Galileo Room (History of Science Museum, Florence)

Catholic Encyclopedia Entry on Galileo

Galileo (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Vatican Archives

Trial of Galileo Homepage