Lambert, indeed, seems to have believed in the sphericity of the earth.
The sphericity of the globe was thus made matter of certainty.
They had no projections, and the draftsmen evidently had no idea of the sphericity of the earth.
It is on teleological grounds that Bruno accounts for this sphericity.
Suppose it is a question of having the pupil grasp the idea of the sphericity of the earth.
This is different from teaching him its sphericity as a fact.
The belief in the sphericity of the earth carried with it of necessity another,—that the east was to be found in the west.
He had a just idea of the sphericity of the earth; but considered it as the centre of the universe, and immovable.
In his first book he refutes the opinion of the sphericity of the earth, which he regarded as a heresy.
But its shape (sphericity) did not altogether satisfy me, moreover certain cracks could be seen.