By T. P. Tassios (auth.), S. A. Paipetis (eds.)
In the Homeric Epics, very important references to express self sufficient structures and mechanisms of very complex know-how, comparable to automata and synthetic intelligence, in addition to to just about glossy equipment of layout and construction are integrated. whether these good points of Homeric technological know-how have been simply poetic strategies (which on many events doesn't clarify the spectacular information of layout and manufacture, just like the ones incorporated within the current volume), they appear to end up that those achievements have been good inside human potential. moreover, the massive improvement of laptop idea through the early post-Homeric age indicates that the Homeric descriptions have been one of those prophetic perception of those machines, and clinical study needs to be a quest for the basic ideas of data on hand in the course of the overdue Bronze Age and the sunrise of the Iron Age.
Such investigations needs to of necessity be strongly interdisciplinary and in addition continue constantly in time, for the reason that, as technological know-how progresses, new components of data are came upon within the Homeric Epics, amenable to medical analysis.
This e-book brings jointly papers offered on the foreign symposium technology and know-how in Homeric Epics, which came about at historical Olympia in 2006. It contains a overall of forty-one contributions, as a rule unique learn papers, masking different fields of technological know-how and expertise, within the smooth experience of those words.