Rome, the Pope, Giordano Bruno, and what is the sun?

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With all the consternation about Pope Benedict’s resignation, it’s good to remember that not all of Rome’s leading lights got to go peacefully. According to Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker last week, if only Bruno had said “in my theory, I propose,” instead of declaring that our sun was in fact a minor star, he would have been allowed to live, instead of being burned to death at this spot. As of 2009, the garbage and tourists made this landmark a mess.

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One Response to Rome, the Pope, Giordano Bruno, and what is the sun?

  1. The garbage is the remain of the daily market. at Around 3-3:30 pm the square will be clean up. And the reason for the killing of Giordano Bruno are others…

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