Robotics is an Historical Quest

Updated: Feb 16

The study of mechanical systems that interact with each other has received the interest of scientists ever since. The history of robotics has its origins in the ancient world. When the Greeks controlled Egypt, a succession of engineers established in Alexandria could construct workable automata powered by hydraulics or steam. The first post-classical society known to construct automata was the Byzantines, and then the knowledge passed to Arabs, who constructed very remarkable automatic clocks and even humanoids. Medieval Europeans devised brazen heads that were supposed to answer. Tradition keeps that A

that could perform domestic tasks and speak with people.

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