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  • When: 04 Mar, 2013, Mon - 27 Mar, 2013, Wed
    Hours: 09.00 - 21.00 Weekdays
  • Where: Basilica of St. Marcus, Heraklion Centre
  • Category: Exhibition

Discover the imaginative inventions of the ancient Greeks and the roots of modern technology in this interesting exhibition at the heart of Heraklion.

Time counting devices, calculation mechanisms to measure geographical distances, elevation machines, computers for astrological mapping, eclipse prognosis and many more exciting technologies.

Learn how the automatic clock of Ctesibius worked, as well as Heron's (automatic) magic fountain, Philon's chain drive, Archimedes' elevator, the first recorded alarm in the world and the famous mechanism of Antikythera. 

Period : 04 - 27 March 2013

Entrance : Free

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