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a Greek from Zakynthos, was a theologian, chemist, mathematician to Cardinal Gonzaga, and member of the Accademia dei Lincei. Demisiani is noted for coining the name telescope (from the Greek, tele "far" and skopein "to look or see") for a version of the instrument presented by Galileo Galilei to the Accademia dei Lincei at a banquet honoring Galileo’s induction into the Accademia in 1611.
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04/14/1611-The word "telescope" is created by the Greek poet/theologian Giovanni Demisiani at a banquet held by Prince Federico Cesi
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