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A 17th centuiry painting of the Claw of Archimedes by Giulio Parigi, taking the name “iron hand” literally.  #technology #ancientwarfare #archimedes

More than fifty ancient Greek inventions brought to life through incredible reconstructions

Η Μνημοσύνη, στην αρχαιότητα ήταν η θεά της μνήμης και θεωρείτο ως μια από τις πλέον ισχυρές θεότητες της εποχής της. Εξ’ άλλου η μνήμη είναι ένα από τα προσόντα που ξεχωρίζει τους ανθρώπους …

Η Μνημοσύνη, στην αρχαιότητα ήταν η θεά της μνήμης και θεωρείτο ως μια από τις πλέον ισχυρές θεότητες της εποχής της. Εξ’ άλλου η μνήμη είναι ένα από τα προσόντα που ξεχωρίζει τους ανθρώπους …

The so called Heron's odometer was most probably an invention made by Archimedes. Vitruvius was the first writer who mentioned the instrument (1st cent. BC). Its full description is found in Heron's work Dioptra or On Dioptra. The odometer was used in order to calculate road distances, while a later variation, known as nautical odometer was used to measure distances at sea.   (Excerpt from:   Ancient Greek Technology,  by Ailos Publications")

The so called Heron's odometer was most probably an invention made by Archimedes. Vitruvius was the first writer who mentioned the instrument (1st cent. BC). Its full description is found in Heron's work Dioptra or On Dioptra. The odometer was used in order to calculate road distances, while a later variation, known as nautical odometer was used to measure distances at sea. (Excerpt from: Ancient Greek Technology, by Ailos Publications")

This animation video was made for documentary series of History Channel, presenting Archimedes inventions. Here we present part of the Ship Shaker or else Archimedes…

This animation video was made for documentary series of History Channel, presenting Archimedes inventions. Here we present part of the Ship Shaker or else Archimedes Claws. Collaboration with MDA animation studio, 3 wheel studio and Yiafka productions.

El faro de alejandria: Una de las 7 maravillas del mundo - SobreHistoria.com

El faro de alejandria: Una de las 7 maravillas del mundo - SobreHistoria.com

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/weird-science/hangover-remedy-discovered-ancient-greek-texts-n345671Image: Greek papyrus containing recipe for 'drunken' headache

Hangover Remedy Discovered in Ancient Greek Texts

Rather than popping an ibuprofen for a pounding drunken headache, people in Egypt may have worn a leafy necklace.

dreamssoreal: “ Carrot by Dioscorides ”

Carrot by Dioscorides. Greek physician Pedanius Dioscorides (c. Originally written in Greek, Dioscorides’s herbal was later translated into Latin as "De Materia Medica." It remained the authority in medicinal plants for over 1500 years.

Hypatia (ca. AD 350–370–March 415) Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt and the first notable woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy. She was eventually murdered by a Christian mob which accused her of causing religious turmoil.

Hypatia (ca. AD Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt and the first notable woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy.

Library of Alexandria - (MUST WATCH THIS !!!) Documentary - YouTube

What Treasures Were Lost in the Destruction of the Great Musaeum of Alexandria?

Mar Jacob Church in Nusaybin

Newly excavated Church of Saint Jacob in Nisibis, where Ephrem the Syrian taught and ministered

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