Mathematics watered Samos…

Mathematics watered Samos Tunnel Tunnel – probably the most important mechanical work of the ancient Greeks! (Video)

The video is dedicated to the Tunnel Tunnel, a tunnel 1,036 meters near Pythagorion Samos, built by decree of the tyrant Polycrates in the 6th century BC in order to transfer water from the spring located behind the mountain in the capital of Samos. The aqueduct functioned on the island for about 1000 years.

Tunnel trench perhaps the most important mechanical work of the ancient Greeks
“Mathematics bring water near Samos” is the title of eikonokinitikis film created by TP Tassios, Law. Mikas and G.. Polyzos Company Ancient Greek Technology (EMAET) funded by the Association of Contracting Companies Senior Classes (stearic).

Tunnel trench perhaps the most important mechanical work of the ancient Greeks

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What makes it stand centuries after its construction is the fact that the tunnel was opened by the two ends of the same time.
The meeting of the two parts below the top of the mountain held with mathematical precision, despite the fact that the geological conditions forced the engineer Eupalinos be diverted several times by the alignment.
The positive outcome of the project due to the knowledge of Geometry, the Topography of Geodesy and Visual held by the ancient Greeks in the 6th century BC
Tunnel trench perhaps the most important mechanical work of the ancient Greeks
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The only source for Tunnel Tunnel is Herodotus, who describes the main and auxiliary tunnel.
He, impressed by what he had built the Samians, he says, “The Samians have built the major engineering projects throughout Greece.”
A small part of the aqueduct can be visited!

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