?  Library of Wonders The Wonder of  the Earth

Is it true people in ancient times didn’t know the Earth is round?

The Age of Discovery began in the 14th century, when Europeans began sailing the seas all over the world. As they discovered new sea routes and continents, they also figured out the Earth is a round, spherical planet.

Still, they believed the sun and stars revolved around the Earth. The astronomer Copernicus was the first to say that the Earth and other planets circle around the sun. Still at the time, no one believed the Earth revolved around the sun.