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CLST 214 Technology Projects

Fall 2014 Open House

  • Display of all Projects (1)

    Display of many of the CLST 214 technology projects from the Fall 2014 class

  • Display of all Projects (2)

    Display of many of the CLST 214 Technology Projects from the Fall 2014 class

  • Dr. Lehoux, CLST 214 instructor, examines an ancient water mill.

    Dr. Lehoux, CLST 214 instructor, examines an ancient water mill.

  • Ancient Water Mill

    Ancient Water Mill

  • Dr. Lehoux demonstrates how the Heron of Alexandria Water Fountain works.

    Dr. Lehoux demonstrates how the Heron of Alexandria Water Fountain works, as Dr. Hugh Horton, Associate Dean (Studies), looks on.

  • Heron of Alexandria Water Fountain

    Heron of Alexandria Water Fountain

  • Dr. Lehoux demonstrates how the Heron of Alexandria Water Fountain works.

    Dr. Lehoux demonstrates how the Heron of Alexandria Water Fountain works, as a student looks on.

  • A Groma

    A Groma - a Roman surveying instrument.

  • Dr. Fabio Colivicchi explores the groma

    Classics professor Dr. Fabio Colivicchi explores the groma (a Roman surveying instrument).

  • Heron of Alexandria's Automaton

    Heron of Alexandria's Automaton (a machine operated by mechanical or pneumatic means)

  • Demonstration of Heron of Alexandria's Automaton

    Dr. Hugh Horton, Associate Dean (Studies) pours water into Heron of Alexandria's Automaton to demonstrate how it works.

  • Demonstration of Heron of Alexandria's Automaton

    Dr. Hugh Horton, Associate Dean (Studies) reads about the Heron of Alexandria's Automaton project as course instructor Dr. Lehoux pours water into it to demonstrate how it works.

  • Heron of Alexandria's Holy Water Vending Machine

    Heron of Alexandria's Holy Water Vending Machine

  • Students explore the Heron of Alexandria's Holy Water Vending Machine

    Students explore the Heron of Alexandria's Holy Water Vending Machine.

  • Many of the CLST 214 Technology Projects from the Fall 2014 class on display.

    Many of the CLST 214 Technology Projects from the Fall 2014 class on display.

  • Students examine one of the projects.

    Students check out the Water Wheel with Overshot project.

  • Water Wheel with Overshot

    Water Wheel with Overshot

  • Dr. Hugh Horton, Associate Dean (Studies) inspects the Water Wheel with Overshot

    Dr. Hugh Horton, Associate Dean (Studies) inspects the Water Wheel with Overshot.

  • Pentapastos Crane

    A Pentapastos (five-pulley) crane.

  • Dr. Lehoux with the Pentapastos Crane

    Course instructor, Dr. Lehoux, with the Pentapastos (five-pulley) crane.

  • Professors Lehoux and Zaccagnino repair the Pentapastos crane.

    "How many Classics professors does it take to rig up a Pentapastos (five-pulley) crane?!"

  • Many of the CLST 214 Technology Projects from the Fall 2014 class on display.

    Many of the CLST 214 Technology Projects from the Fall 2014 class on display.

  • Open House crowd.

    Course instructor Dr. Lehoux has a rapt audience as he demonstrates how one of the ancient technology projects works.