The automatic theatres of the ancient Greeks 1.   The «static» automatic theatre of Heron of Alexandria
(the «cinema» of the ancient Greeks)

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The clocks of the ancient Greeks 2.   The hydraulic clock of Archimedes
(the first clock with tickings in human history)

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The automatics of Philon of Byzandium 3.   The automatic servant of Philon
(the first operating robot of humanity)

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The automatic theatres of the ancient Greeks 4.   The mobile automatic theatre of Heron of Alexandria
(the programmable automotive «puppet show» of the the ancient Greeks)

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The clocks of the ancient Greeks 5.   The hydraulic clock of Κtesibios
(an automation miracle, continuously working without human interference)

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The siege technology of the ancient Greeks 6.   The repeating ("polybolos") catapult of Dionysios of Alexandria
(the first application of motion through level chains)

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The astronomical measuring instruments of the ancient Greeks 7.   The Antikythera calculating mechanism
(a ... laptop from the antiquity)

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The musical instruments of ancient Greeks 8.   The «hydraulis» (organ) of Ktesibios
(the first keyboard instrument in the world)

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The automatics of Philon of Byzandium 9.   The hydraulic automaton of the «chirping birds» and of the «returning owl»
(an exceptional automatism of repeating spectacle with motion and sound production)

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The toys of the ancient Greeks 10.   The magic fountain of Heron
(a «restless» device that «breaks» the laws of hydrostatics)

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The automatics of Philon of Byzandium 11.   The ingenious wine-jug of Philon
(the first «intelligent» appliance of domestic use in human history)

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The clocks of the ancient Greeks 12.   The alarm clock of Plato
(the first awakening device in human history)

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The siege technology of the ancient Greeks 13.   The "palintonos" catapult of Philon
(the first giant stone-throwing catapult in human history)

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The astronomical measuring instruments of the ancient Greeks 14.   The astrolabe of Ptolemy
(the... G.P.S. of the ancient Greeks)

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The automatics of Heron 15.   The automatic opening of the temple gates
after sacrifice had taken place on its altar
(the first automatization in building worldwide)

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The automatics of Heron 16.   The «aeolosphere» of Heron
(the first «steam-machine»of history)

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The astronomical measuring instruments of the ancient Greeks 17.   The dioptra of Heron
(a theodolite and a chorobate from the past)

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The hydraulic technology of the ancient Greeks 18.   The fire pump of Heron
(the first force piston fire pump worldwide)

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Measuring instruments, tools and machines of the ancient Greeks 19.   The nut fabrication machine of Heron
(the first screw cutter in human history)

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The automatics of Heron 20.   The automatic holy water server with coin-collector
(the first slot machine in human history)

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