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The ballista was first designed by the Greeks who referred to it as

The ballista was first designed by the Greeks who referred to it as

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The ballista was first designed by the Greeks, who referred to it as oxybeles.

The ancient Greek Ballista first appears in historic literature in the 4th century b.c. and made

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Schematic of a Roman ballista

I'm the Greek Gumshoe (Gumshoe is not Greek, but it means detective.) I like to investigate Greek weaponry. The ancient Greek ballista is a cool weapon.

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Plans from "Build Your Own Greek Siege Engine" by Kurt Suleski

It allowed for multiple shots to be fired by means of a chain that was connected to the windlass. This repeat mechanism could be compared to modern day ...

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Ballista with arms drawn back ready to fire

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The Lithobolos, which first appeared around 335 BCE. Larger versions of the Lithobolos were

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Ancient Greek Artillery Technology from Catapults to the Architronio Canon

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Ancient Greek Artillery Technology from Catapults to the Architronio Canon

Developed first by the Ancient Greeks, the ballista worked via torsion springs, with huge ...

Later Roman versions included adjustable caps that enabled crews to quickly alter the tension of each sinew bundle to provide balance and therefore improve ...

Greek and Roman catapults

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Ballista. Originally developed in 399 BC by the ancient Greeks ...

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Roman Ballista. Based on it's size, possibly a Carroballista.

Archaeology and the Roman ballista[edit]

This ballista is a palintone or stone throwing machine. "Bestia" represents the smallest stone thrower in the Roman army. It is a 2 libra ( 2 pounder ).

Greek and Roman Ballista - High quality, naturally white hardwood. - Can be stained any color - Precision cut by computer - Authentic trigger and winch ...

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Greek Giant Ballista - Athens - Total War: Rome II - Royal Military Academy

The ballista, plural ballistae, was ancient missile weapon that launched a large projectile at

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Greek Ballista

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A palintonon or palintone translates as "V-spring" and euthytonon or euthytone (Ευθύτονος) translates as "straight-spring" from Greek.

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The bottom sketch shows the cross section of a stock that utilizes a non-moving rail system for the catch assembly to ride on. The grooves at points 1 and 2 ...

Ballista Mechanism

This beauty was an example of early forms of artillery. The Ballista was originally a Greek designed weapon but when Rome absorbed the Greek city states, ...

Reconstruction of a polybolos, ancient Greek repeating ballista.

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... Islamic engineers invented a design using a falling weight–and the power of gravity! Some of them grew to be huge–up to 60 feet tall, with the ability ...

The Tinker Zine does a great job of explaining the technology and introducing it in a way that is interesting for kids. They had a sure-fire hook with this ...

Engraving illustrating a Roman catapult design, 1581

Flexible bow was mounted at the end of a long wood framework enclosing a dovetail slider in this early arrow-firing catapult, based on a design originally ...

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a) lithobolos/petrobolon b) mounted lithobolos/petrobolon c) bed crossbow d) mounted triple-bow crossbow e) ballista f) onager g) traction trebuchet type 1

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Torsion springs enabled the ancient catapult engineers to design much larger weapons, such as this Roman stone throwing version which launched a stone ...

First cocking and firing of the largest Inswinger Ballista in the world.

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Moreover, he wrote, the design of walls and their careful maintenance was particularly important at that time, “when…catapults and other engines for the ...

The ballista was employed as both, an anti-personnel and siege engine up until the late 15th century when its cumbersome design and slow loading made it ...

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The repeating ("polybolos") catapult of Dionysios of Alexandria (the first application of motion through level chains)

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Greek Giant Ballista - Egypt - Total War: Rome II - Royal Military Academy

In 440 B.C., a man known as Dionysius the Elder invented the world's first catapult. He was inspired by the design of the crossbow, which uses a special ...

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Ancient Greece

The Ballista First invented in 400 B.C. in Greece Dionysus of Syracuse Used torsion tension with 2 flexible LEVERS! At first, not very powerful.

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Ballista (28mm scale) 3d printed Ballista made in Frosted Ultra Detail, painted with

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Later Roman versions included adjustable caps that enabled crews to quickly alter the tension of each sinew bundle to provide balance and therefore improve ...

Introduction: Hand Held Ballista

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Ballista Stock Mechanism

Greek Giant Ballista - Egypt - Total War: Rome II - Royal Military Academy