Calamos Supports Greece


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...

Ptolemy’s Invention of the Astrolabe Measured Time and the Stars

The exact time, the positions to the stars and planets, and our exact location were known to ancient Greeks as well thanks to the astrolabe.