Well do I know that I am mortal, a creature of one day. But if my mind follows the winding paths of the stars Then my feet no longer rest on earth, but standing by Zeus himself I take my fill of ambrosia, the divine dish.
Questions to Explore:
What was different about the Greek view
of the heavens compared with that of their
How did the Greeks figure out the size and
shape of the Earth nearly 2000 years
Why did the Greeks reject the idea that the
Earth moves around the Sun?
What was Ptolemy’s model of planetary
motion and how did it come to be the
standard for 1500 years?