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The Tunnel of Epfalinus: Quite impressive facts yet unknown to the many! (Video)

The Tunnel of Epfalinus: Quite impressive facts and yet unknown to the many! (Video)

The Tunnel of Eupalinus (or the Eupalinian Aqueduct) is a monument dedicated to the science of geometry. The tunnel “manages” to glorify geometry, as did the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. The Tunnel of Eupalinus is the work of a genius in geometry, at a time when …

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The Tunnel of Efpalinos: An Amazing Representation Video

There was an architect, who managed, in the 6th century BC, to construct a tunnel some 1.036 meters long, beginning from two opposite sides, which met with no deviation at all! It is the Tunnel of Efpalinos. See an amazing representation video… The contribution of Ancient Greeks to science is …

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Efpalinio tunnel

INTRODUCTION:  Samos, Polycratis, Efpalinos, 6th century B.C. Approximately 2,500 years ago, during the 2nd half of the 6th century B.C., the island of Samos was governed by the notorious Tyrant Polycratis.  Samos was a distinguished naval power and thus experienced great economic and political prosperity. Polycratis commissioned unique technical works, …

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Samos water supply

“MATHEMATICS IS WATERED IN SAMOS”, is the title of an animated film made by T.P. Tassios, N. Mikas and G. Polyzos of the AAGTS (Association of Ancient Greek Technology Studies), funded by ATCHC (Association of the Technical Companies of the Highest Classes). The film is dedicated to Eupalinos Tunnel. What …

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