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Fascinating Ancient Mechanisms Ahead of Their Time

Across history, ancient civilizations crafted prototypes for many of the modern mechanisms that have become integral to contemporary life. From the compass's early forms that transformed navigation to the predecessors of today's vending machines, these ancient artifacts offer insights...

The Steam Engine Created by Ancient Greeks That Was Used As a Toy

Heron of Alexandria was a brilliant ancient Greek inventor who was ahead of his time and created a prototype of a steam engine. This unique mechanism was perhaps too modern for its epoch and remained unappreciated. It was mainly used...

Wonders of Ancient Greek Technology Displayed at Athens Museum

Ancient Greek technology got its own museum in Athens, with the opening of the Kostas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

Ancient Greek Inventions are on Display at the Thessaloniki International Fair

Several ancient Greek machines and inventions from the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas, operating in Katakolo and Ancient Olympia will be presented at the 80th Thessaloniki International Fair. The exhibition entitled “The most important inventions of the ancient...