Technology in a Historical Context. Witness the remarkable progression of tools, machines, and inventions that have shaped civilization.
Technology in a Historical Context
Ancient Robots and Miracles
Religious automata have been used for centuries to sway public perception and opinion into doctrine. It made people witness “miracles”.
It is a small, hollow object made of bronze. It it has 12 flat pentagonal faces, decorated with a number of knobs and a circular hole of varying diameters connecting to the hollow center.
Wildfire is a type of flammable liquid based on arcane knowledge that keeps on spreading and simply cannot be extinguished by conventional means.
The exact origins of cooking are not known, but early humans did, at some time in the distant past, master fire and begin using it for food preparation.
We have archaeological evidence of the oldest wheel to date ever found, known as the Ljubljana Marshes Wheel.
The Houfeng Didong Yi, Earth’s First Earthquake Detector, is an Ancient Engineering marvel from ancient China
The Macuahuitl was a fearsome weapon that was able to slice through flesh and bone with ease, and it played an important role in Aztec warfare and culture.
Physicians believed that many illnesses were caused by an imbalance of bodily fluids, and bloodletting was thought to restore this balance.
Romanticized as the “German Robin Hood” and remembered as a hero, Gottfried “Götz” von Berlichingen, was a German Imperial Knight (Reichsritter), a mercenary, and a poet.
First Animated Feature Film Was Made In Argentina in 1917. The film was made not by Walt Disney, but by Quirino Cristiani in 1917 in Argentina
Was the Saqqara Bird an Ancient Egyptian Plane?
The Saqqara Bird is a historical object often referred to as an out-of-place artifact, or Oopart, for short.
Leonardo da Vinci was a very intelligent and prolific man whose outstanding genius was centuries ahead of his peers. He built a Robotic Knight in 1495
A lot of fascinating new devices were introduced in the area of medicine. These new devices produced electric discharges and were supposed to cure everything from liver disease to hernias.
One of those devices was The Electropathic Sex Belt
Troops used acoustic mirrors made of concrete and similar listening devices to detect enemy aircraft.
African throwing knives have a long history in African culture. These weapons were used by various tribes for hunting, warfare, and self-defence. They were also used in ceremonial dances and rituals.
One of the professions that emerged from this culture was that of the Bematists or Bematistae, who were essentially ‘step counters’.
Since it was popularized in the early eighteenth century, the history of the bidet has not been a simple sanitary item but has been a hygienic practice that is at least suspect.
The Excelsior Welbike, a small, lightweight, and economical motorcycle designed specifically for air-dropping paratroopers or glider deployment reconnaissance units.
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