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Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions
Hero invented, improved, or at least preserved the designs for a variety of devices, including a surveying instrument, a catapult, a coin-operated water dispenser, and automata. His most famous invention was the aeolipile, a forerunner of the steam engine.
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Hollander, David B., "Hero of Alexandria: Greek mathematician and engineer" (2009). History Publications. 111.
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