Some inventions of the classical world equal or surpass modern technology.
|"Chinese Warfare" Modern military innovations that stem from ancient China. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Machines of the Gods" The mix of religion and science. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Ancient Mining Machines" Unique technologies of ancient miners, including a Roman hydraulic system, sappers who could undermine castle walls and the 1689 origination of gunpowder mining in England. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Rituals of Death" The mummified crocodiles of Kom Ombo; using an X-ray on an ancient mummy; China's terra-cotta army; scientists solve a year-old murder using 15th-century forensics; virtual-reality techniques afford investigation of crucifixion. (Repeat)||H2|
Historians reveal and discuss evidence of centuries-old theories and prototypes for many contemporary procedures and technologies, like brain surgery and computers.
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