The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

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The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

Introduction





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

''Kilonion'' (Shantuf)





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

The hydraulic wheel of Perachora





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

Τhe sub-divided wheel of Philon (variation of ''tympanon'')





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

Τhe sub-divided wheel of Philon (variation of ''polykadia'')





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

The chained pump of Philon (''mangani'')





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

The fire pump of Heron
(the first force piston fire pump worldwide)





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

The bellow





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

The force air-pump





The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks

The Pythagoras cup