The CONTENTS of the SECOND TOME,PART THE FIRST.
I. GALILEUS GALILEUS, his MATHEMATICAL DISCOURSES and DEMONSTRATIOMS touching two NEVV SCIENCES, pertaining to the MECHANICKS, and LOCAL MOTION: with an APPENDIX of the CENTRE of GRAVITY of some SOLIDS in Four DIALOGUES.
II. HIS MECHANICKS; a New PEICE.
III. RHENATUS DES CARTES, his MECHANICKS; translated from his FRENCM MANUSCRIPT; a New PEICE.
IV. ARCHIMEDES, his Tract DE INSIDENTIBUS HUMIDO; with the NOTES and DEMONSTRASIONS of NICOLAUS TARTALEUS, in Two BOOKS.
V. GALILEUS his DISCOURSE of the things that move in or upon the WATER.
VI. NICOLAUS TARTALEUS his INVENTIONS for DIVING UNDER WATER, RAISING OF SHIPS SUNK, &c. in Two BOOKS.
PART THE SECOND.
I. EVANGELISTA TORRICELLIUS, his DOCTRINE OF PROJECTS, and TABLES of the RANGES of GREAT GUNNS of all sorts; wherein he detects sundry ERRORS in GUNNERY: An EPITOME.
II T. S. his EXPERIMENTS of the COMPARATIVE GRAVITY OF BODI<*>S in the AIRE and WATER.
III. GALILEUS GALILEUS, his LIFE: in Five BOOKS,
BOOK I. Containing Five Chapters.
Chap. 1. His Country.
2. His Parents and Extraction.
3. His time of Birth.
4. His first Education.
5. His Masters.
II. Containing Three Chapters.
Chap. 1. His judgment in several Learnings.
2. His Opinions and Doctrine.
3. His Auditors and Scholars.
III. Containing Four Chapters.
Chap. 1. His behaviour in Civil Affairs.
2. His manner of Living.
3. His morall Virtues.
4. His misfortunes and troubles.
IV. Containing Four Chapters.
Chap. 1. His person described.
2. His Will and Death.
3. His Inventions.
4. His Writings.
5. His Dialogues of the Systeme in particular, containing Nine Sections.
Section 1. Of Astronomy in General; its Definition, Praise, Original.
2. Of Astronomers: a Chronological Catalogue of the most famous of them.
3. Of the Doctrine of the Earths Mobility, &c. its Antiquity, and Progresse from Pythagoras to the time of Copernicus.
4. Of the Followers of Copernicus, unto the time of Galileus.
5. Of the severall Systemes amongst Astronomers.
6. Of the Allegations against the Copern. Systeme, in 77 Arguments taken out of Ricciolo, with Answers to them.
7. Of the Allegations for the Copern. Systeme in so Arguments.
8. Of the Scriptures Authorities produced against and for the Earths mobility.
9. The Conclusion of the whole Chapter.
V. Containing Four Chapters.
Chap. 1. His Patrons, Friends, and Emulators.
2. Authors judgments of him.
3. Authors that have writ for, or against him.
4. A Conclusion in certain Reflections upon his whole Life.
A Table of the whole Second TOME.