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Bruno, Giordano

Line breaks: Gior|dano Bruno
Pronunciation: /ˈbruːnəʊ
 
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Definition of Bruno, Giordano in English:

( 1548–1600), Italian philosopher. He was a follower of Hermes Trismegistus and a supporter of the heliocentric Copernican view of the solar system. Bruno was tried by the Inquisition for heresy and burned at the stake.

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