|Astronomers of Niccolò Tornioli|
(Siena, 1598 - Rome, 1651 -1645)
The curse of the Catholic Church faced not only the artists and their work (an example of the work), including the models.
The works were destroyed if it were possible.
By the way.
Isaac Newton's Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended, published in 1728, one year after the great man's death, unleashed a storm of controversy.
Newton strove for nearly half a century to rectify universal history by reading ancient texts through the lens of astronomy, and to create a tight theoretical system for interpreting the evolution of civilization on the basis of population dynamics.
It was during Newton's earliest years at Cambridge that he developed the core of his singular method for generating and working with trustworthy knowledge, which he applied to his study of the past with the same rigor he brought to his work in physics and mathematics.
Newton was the natural philosopher, alchemist, theologian, and chronologist of ancient history.