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Ancient Greek Inventions and Technology - Zapd - 1 views

  • There is conflict on who invented it but it is known that the ancient Greeks did in fact use it to measure distance.
  • The ancient Greeks discovered and used central heating in their more important temples. Flues (the small square holes seen in the picture) were put around the temple and circulated warm air from a fire somewhere else in the temple. After the fall of Ancient Greece central heating was mostly forgotten but was rediscovered in the industrial revolution.
    • glever g
       
      Surprisingly the greeks invented a lot of things that we use today
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    • kmiao k
       
      Have you ever see the crane used today? 
  • An Ancient Greek crane, one of many major inventions.
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    Ancient Greek Technology
j slain

Roman Achievements & Inventions - Ancient Rome for Kids - 3 views

  • lipstick and other cosmetics
  • Their advances in technology include the actual invention of concrete, roman roads, roman arches, and aqueducts.
  • invented the umbrella
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  • Roman language (Latin),
  • The Catholic faith
  • Satire
  • use of rings to denote friendship
  • engagements
  • weddings
  • other holiday customs  
  • Socks
  • Many board and ball games
  • Roman language (Latin)
  • Roman language (Latin),
  • invented the umbrella
  • invented the umbrella
  • lipstick and other cosmetics
  • Many board and ball game
  • Socks
  • Many board and ball game
  • Socks
  • weddings
  • engagements
  • use of rings to denote friendship
  • Satire
  • Roman language (Latin),
  • lipstick and other cosmetics
  • invented the umbrella
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    a good page to find enduring impacts for rome
jessica q

Rome - 2 views

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    Almost all of the info on the slide show is useless to us at this point except the second to last slide with a few Roman inventions.
Josh S.

Inventions, Achievements - Ancient Greece for Kids - 8 views

  • Trial by Jury Greek Columns   Greek Architecture Fables and Legends Greek Myths Comedy, Tragedy, Satire, Theatre The Olympics Roots of Democracy  Ancient Greece Hall of Fame
    • nolan m
       
      Click on these to learn more about whatever item they created/invented
  • arts, philosophy, science, math, literature, and politics. 
  • edy, Satire, Theatre
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  • Comedy, Tragedy, Satire, Theatre
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    A list of ancient greece inventions with links better describing them
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    Check this out for facts of inventions of Ancient Greece
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    Ancient Greek Theater
megan s

Ancient Chinese Inventions - Top Discoveries and Inventions of the Ancient Chinese - 1 views

  • Tea has been so important in China that even the story of silk includes a probably anachronistic
  • cup of it. Legend says silk was discovered when a cocoon fell from a mulberry bush into a cup of imperial tea. This is similar to the legend of the discovery of tea where an emperor (Shen Nung (2737 B.C.)) drank a cup of water into which leaves from an overhanging Camellia bush had fallen. Tea, no matter what country it comes from, is from the Camellia sinensis plant. It seems to have been a new beverage in the third century A.D., a time when it was still regarded with suspicion, much as the tomato was when it was first brought to Europe. Today we refer to beverages as tea even though there is no real tea in them. (Purists call them tisanes.) In the early period, there was confusion, too, and the Chinese for tea was sometimes used to refer to other plants, according to Bodde.
  • The principle behind gunpowder was discovered by the Chinese in perhaps the first century A.D., during the Han Dynasty. It wasn't used in guns at the time, but created explosions at festivals.
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  • Coca-Cola® Secret Formula Meet Dr.John S Pembe
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    This is a great website to learn a lot about Ancient China's inventions.
megan s

Ancient Greece Inventions - 7 views

  • Ancient Greece Inventions
    • megan s
       
      Thanks to whoever highlighted this :)
  • It is thought that they were one of the first to use a Canon although it did not use gunpowder. By using compressed air, these canons were able to hurl a projectile over long distances.
  • One well-known ancient Greek invention is the Antikythera mechanism. Believe it or not, this was a type of calculator that is thought to have been invented some 2000 years ago. As a matter of fact, many people consider this to be the world's first computer,
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  • Another one of the ancient Greek inventions that is rather interesting is that of the shower. Although nothing was known about germs at that particular time, the Greeks thought that it was a healthful practice to wash the body with water. The fact that there were showers during this time period is recorded in various art murals that have been excavated
  • The ancient Grecian Empire was not only known for its unprecedented warfare, it was also known for some of the inventors and inventions that took place during that time. Most of these inventions occurred during the fifth century B.C. but that was really only the start of the ancient Greek inventions that we have a record of. Some of the most well-known of these ancient Greece inventions occurred even after the Roman Empire had come into power.
  • It would be easy to discuss many of the ancient Greeks inventions that took place which were associated with warfare. Almost everybody is aware of the fact that Alexander the Great and his conquests were some of the most renowned throughout all history. In just a short period of time, he and his army overtook most of the then known world and if his life would not have been cut short, he would have continued his conquests. There were, no doubt, many ancient Greek inventions which helped to make his conquests successful. The one invention that I will discuss, however, is the canon. It is thought that they were one of the first to use a Canon although it did not use gunpowder. By using compressed air, these canons were able to hurl a projectile over long distances.
  • The ancient Grecian Empire was not only known for its unprecedented warfare, it was also known for some of the inventors and inventions that took place during that time. Most of these inventions occurred during the fifth century B.C. but that was really only the start of the ancient Greek inventions that we have a record of. Some of the most well-known of these ancient Greece inventions occurred even after the Roman Empire had come into power.
  • It would be easy to discuss many of the ancient Greeks inventions that took place which were associated with warfare. Almost everybody is aware of the fact that Alexander the Great and his conquests were some of the most renowned throughout all history. In just a short period of time, he and his army overtook most of the then known world and if his life would not have been cut short, he would have continued his conquests. There were, no doubt, many ancient Greek inventions which helped to make his conquests successful. The one invention that I will discuss, however, is the canon.  It is thought that they were one of the first to use a Canon although it did not use gunpowder. By using compressed air, these canons were able to hurl a projectile over long distances.  One well-known ancient Greek invention is the Antikythera mechanism. Believe it or not, this was a type of calculator that is thought to have been invented some 2000 years ago. As a matter of fact, many people consider this to be the world's first computer, although it was nothing like the computers that we see today. Through the use of a complex system of gears, it was able to calculate the relative positions of the sun, moon and stars whenever a date was entered. This is one of the ancient Greeks inventions that was truly far ahead of its time. The ancient Greeks were also well known for their work that took place under water. Aristotle first described this type of contraption some 2400 years ago. It is thought that this is one of the ancient Greeks inventions that was used in order to salvage the floor of the ocean for various items. It is unknown what other applications this ancient Greek invention had but it was ingenious that they were able to come up with the concept.  Another one of the ancient Greek inventions that is rather interesting is that of the shower. Although nothing was known about germs at that particular time, the Greeks thought that it was a healthful practice to wash the body with water. The fact that there were showers during this time period is recorded in various art murals that have been excavated . It is hard to know what other ancient Greeks inventions were in existence during that time. One thing's for certain, they were a society that was rather enlightened and well ahead of their time. Perhaps with some more archaeology work on our part, we may be able to discover that they were behind some other ingenious ideas as well.
  • One well-known ancient Greek invention is the Antikythera mechanism. Believe it or not, this was a type of calculator that is thought to have been invented some 2000 years ago. As a matter of fact, many people consider this to be the world's first computer, although it was nothing like the computers that we see today. Through the use of a complex system of gears, it was able to calculate the relative positions of the sun, moon and stars whenever a date was entered. This is one of the ancient Greeks inventions that was truly far ahead of its time.
  • Another one of the ancient Greek inventions that is rather interesting is that of the shower. Although nothing was known about germs at that particular time, the Greeks thought that it was a healthful practice to wash the body with water. The fact that there were showers during this time period is recorded in various art murals that have been excavated.
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    The invetions of ancient Greece
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    This website has many inventions for ancient greece
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    The invetions of ancient Greece
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