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Earth is round - St Bede.

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Old July 14th 18, 12:46 AM posted to alt.astronomy
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Default Earth is round - St Bede.

On Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 10:33:51 AM UTC-7, W K wrote:
"Painius" wrote in message
'Lo W K --

Have you seen this one?


didn't see that one. Nice that it mentions the bit about lattitude and

Makes you wonder whether it was common knowledge well before 1492.
(Any sailor that went a good distance northbound would have seen the round
earth effects)

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