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Gears from the Greeks

the Antikythera mechanism : a calendar computer from ca. 80 B.C.
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Science History Publications , New York
Astronomical clocks -- Greece -- History, Calendar, Greek, Cerigotto -- Antiquities -- Hi

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Cerigotto, G

StatementDerek De Solla Price.
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LC ClassificationsQB107 .P74 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5063498M
ISBN 100882020196
LC Control Number74029043

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The Antikythera mechanism (/ ˌ æ n t ɪ k ɪ ˈ θ ɪər ə / AN-tih-kih-THIH-ə-rə, / ˌ æ n t iː ˈ k ɪ θ ʌr ə / AN-tee-KIH-thuh-rə) is an ancient hand-powered Greek analogue computer which has also been described as the first example of such device used to predict astronomical positions and eclipses for calendar and astrological purposes decades in advance.

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