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Definitions

  1. Philon is a common name: our Philon may be the same who is praised on a black-figured kyathos in Cambridge ( CV. pl.

Philon

  1. All Philon actually saw of it was bronze rubble. (Web site)
  2. In an excursus, Philon explains ways to construct granaries and storage facilities for victuals, although his text is particularly obscure. (Web site)
  3. Ktesibios, Philon, and Heron, a study in ancient pneumatics. (Web site)
  4. In the 2th and 3th centuries BC, mechanists and mathematicians such as Philon of Byzantium and Heron of Alexandria , were the theorists of automata. (Web site)

Byzantium

  1. Only a few references to Philon of Byzantium exist in the literature.
  2. De zeven oude wereldwonderen waren allemaal met de hand gemaakt en in 200 voorChristus geselecteerd door een zekere philon uit byzantium. (Web site)
  3. According to the book of philon of byzantium, 15 tons of bronze wereused and 9 tons of iron, though these numbers seem low. (Web site)

List

  1. Antipater of Sidon, and Philon of Byzantium, drew up two of the most well-known lists. (Web site)
  2. The Greek writers, Antipater of Sidon and Philon of Byzantium, drew up two of the lists. (Web site)
  3. Greek writers, Antipater of Sidon, and philon of byzantium compiled the two mostwell known lists. (Web site)
  4. Antipater of Sidon, philon of byzantium and others created different versions ofthe list, but there was a consensus of sorts. (Web site)
  5. But the same as Philon's original list, all 25 candidates for this new selection are structures; mostly buildings, some statues, a wall, and a bridge. (Web site)

Wonders

  1. He and the mathematician and engineer Philon of Byzantium (born about 280 BC) are known as the most famous observers of the Seven Wonders.
  2. WONDER WORLD In 200 BC, philon of byzantium proposed a list of humancivilization's most masterful architectural accomplishments. (Web site)
  3. Lists of the seven wonders of the ancient world were compiled by a numberof Greek writers, most famously by philon of byzantium in 200 BC. (Web site)

Engineer

  1. Antipater was followed by others such as the Greek engineer and mathematician Philon of Byzantium. (Web site)
  2. The line is name after philon of byzantium,an ancient Greek engineer. (Web site)

Machine

  1. Philon of Byzantium claims that the machine did not shoot as far as standard single-shot catapultae of the day. (Web site)
  2. Museum of automata, York (England) Philon of Byzantium worked on pneumatics, clepsydras, automata, incredible instruments, and war machines. (Web site)

Designed

  1. Excavations in Pasalimani revealed the skevothiki, an ancient structure where ship's equipment was stored, designed by the architect Philon. (Web site)
  2. The repeating catapult designed by Dionysius and the "wedge" frame catapulta developed by Philon of Byzantium are included here. (Web site)

Treatise

  1. Philon's main extant treatises deal with siegecraft and military fortifications. (Web site)
  2. Heron of Alexandria mentions a work by Philon On automatic theatres which in fact forms part of his Mechanics treatise. (Web site)
  3. Eutocius also mentions Philon and cites a work by him on the duplication of the cube and this material is again contained in his Mechanics treatise. (Web site)

Line

  1. He could not find a solution to the Philon line problem either. (Web site)
  2. Constructing the Philon line (as it is now known) is one such equivalent problem that he discovered. (Web site)

Include

  1. My research interests include Philon of Byzantium and the Hieronic Granaries of Morgantina. (Web site)
  2. Yet Philon's list did by no means include the definitive great works for all time. (Web site)
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