Philo of Byzantium

Physicist, Deceased Person

70

Who is Philo of Byzantium?

Philo of Byzantium, also known as Philo Mechanicus, was a Greek engineer and writer on mechanics, who lived during the latter half of the 3rd century BC. Although he was from Byzantium he lived most of his life in Alexandria, Egypt. He was probably younger than Ctesibius, though some place him a century earlier.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Philo of Byzantium." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 1 Feb. 2023. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/philo_of_byzantium>.

Discuss this Philo of Byzantium biography with the community:

0 Comments

    Browse Biographies.net