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IDEA-Ancient Greek Science and Technology

IDEA offers the experience of a unique journey through the world of Ancient
Greek Science and Technology, where one can discover inventions, created
during the antiquity and highlights the contribution of the Greek culture in
ground-breaking moments of world history.

IDEA Traveling Exhibit Ancient Greek Science & Technology

The exhibition IDEA–Ancient Greek Science and Technology displays the advancement of Greek Noesis in many scientific fields that attained numerous technical and technological achievements.

EXHIBITION OBJECTIVES
- Showcasing important fields of science and arts, as well as the technological achievements in the Ancient Greek world.

- Reminding the influence and contribution of those achievements underlining at the same time their keystone role for the development of the Western Civilization.

EXHIBITION AXES
- Introduction
- Thematic Areas
- Central Axis of “Nous”
- Epilogue

THEMATIC SECTIONS/ EXHIBITS
Architecture - Building Technology/ Parthenon (scale model)
Architecture - Building Technology/ Crane (scale model)
Geography/ Hero’s Dioptra (replica)
Mathematics-Geometry/ Archimedean Solids (3D animation)
Mathematics-Geometry/ Pythagorean Theorem (interactive exhibit)
Metrics/ Hero’s Odometer (replica)
War Technology/ Catapult (replica)
Mechanics/ Archimedes’ Screw (replica)
Telecommunications/ Hydraulic Telegraph (replica)
Medicine/ Asclepeion of Epidaurus (scale model)
Athletics/ Hysplex (replica)
Automata/ Mobile Automaton Theater (replica)
Astronomy/ The Antikythera Mechanism (replica)
Painting – Sculpture/ The Ephebe of Marathon statue (replica)
Painting – Sculpture/ Pointing mechanism (replica)
Physics-Biology/ Classification of animals- plants- minerals (3D animation)
Ceramics/ Ceramics firing process (representation)
Ceramics/ Cargo ship (replica) - Pointed Amforae (scale model)
Mining-Metallurgy/ Lavrion Washing Table (scale model)
Music/ Hydraulis (replica)
Naval Technology/ Trireme Ram (replica)
Theatre/ The Ancient Greek Theatre of Dion (scale model)
Hydraulics/ Eupalinian Aqueduct (scale model)

Every section is accompanied by supportive 3D animation video.

MUSEOPEDAGOGICAL APPLICATIONS
- An interactive application with tangible interaction. It provides a comprehensive and easy overview of all exhibition sections.

- An installation titled “Do you speak Greek?” which displays, through a fun and educational way the connection of Greek language to the modern “western” way of thinking.

More info at http://www.noesis.edu.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/IDEA-Booklet.pdf

Virtual tour of the exhibition available at https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=5rHaUQEssAV.

Floor area

600-850m²
Language(s)
Greek
English
For rent

Setup time

9.0days

Dismantling time

6.0days
Contact

Ms.
Claire
Grigoroudi

Telephone

+302310483000

Email

Keywords

  • idea - ancient - Greek - technology - science - Antikythera Mechanism - Archimedes

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