Name: Philon

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From: Byzantion

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Dates: ? late C3-early C2 BC

Brief biography:  Little known of his life. Wrote a comprehensive treatise on mechanics, also on pneumatics, automata, and applications of the lever. On Artillery-construction, Pneumatics and other sections are extant.

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Last modified: 17 February 2004