World’s Oldest Computer

The Antikythera mechanism was made in the first years of the first century b.C. by the Romans.

For years, it was taken as an astronomical showpiece, a navigational instrument and a puzzle concerning astronomical and mathematical knowledge. However, now it is regarded as the ever first analogue computer. This instrument shows the sophistication and exuberance of the ancient.

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Do you know the Coliseum in Rome?

Well, seems that it had a complete drainage system and the water from their aqueducts could be redirected to the arena so it could be completelly filled and there were naval battles among gladiators reviving glorious past battles of Rome against their enemies 8·
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