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Title Ancient discoveries [videorecording]. Computing
Published 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  930 Adi/Sco Ep.1  2005/07/29 (DVD)  AVAILABLE
Summary The first episode of a three-part series which explores the astonishing high technology of the classical world. Things we once considered to be just flights of fancy we now know were an everyday part of the ancient world computers, robots and microsurgery. This program takes us back in time to tell the stories of the invention, loss and rediscovery of three of the most important machines in history: Ctesibius' clock, Vitruvius' odometer and the spectacular Antikythera mechanism. (From Wales, in English) -- website
Notes Available as videocassette (VHS) or DVD. Duration: 60 min
Off-air recording of SBS-TV broadcast July 29, 2005. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
Credits Produced and directed by Ali McGrath, Stuart Clarke
Performer Narrated by Sean Barrett
Notes Rated: G
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Astronomical clocks -- Greece -- History
Clocks and watches -- Greece -- History
Computers -- History
Author McGrath, Ali
Clarke, Stuart
Barrett, Sean