WorldCat Identities

Philo of Byzantium

Overview
Works: 79 works in 222 publications in 7 languages and 1,140 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Dictionaries  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Attributed name
Classifications: PA4271.P13, 355.440937
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philo
Le livre des appareils pneumatiques et des machines hydrauliques by Philo( Book )

15 editions published between 1902 and 1971 in French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recherches de poliorcétique grecque by Yvon Garlan( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reiseführer zu den sieben Weltwundern : Philon von Byzanz und andere antike Texte( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält u.a.: De septem miraculis = Die Sieben Weltwunder / Philon von Byzanz
Anecdota Graeca et Graecolatina : Mitteilungen aus Handschriften zur Geschichte der griechischen Wissenschaft by Valentin Rose( Book )

9 editions published between 1864 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturwissenschaft (Mittelalter)
Aeliani De natura animalium, varia historia, epistolae et fragmenta. Porphyrii philosophi de abstinenta et de antro nympharum. Philonis Byzantii de septem orbis spectaculis by Aelian( Book )

12 editions published in 1858 in Latin and Greek, Ancient and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philons Belopoiika (viertes buch der Mechanik) Griechisch und deutsch by Philo( Book )

5 editions published in 1919 in German and Greek, Ancient and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philonis Mechanicae syntaxis libri quartus et quintus by Philo( Book )

12 editions published in 1893 in 4 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exzerpte aus Philons Mechanik b. VII und VIII (vulgo fünftes Buch) Griechisch und Deutsch by Philo( Book )

7 editions published between 1919 and 1989 in German and Greek, Ancient and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Byzantius De septum orbus spectaculis by Philo( Book )

4 editions published in 1640 in Latin and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterum mathematicorum Athenæi, Apollodori, Philonis, Bitonis, Heronis, et aliorum opera : Græce et Latine pleraque nunc primum edita. Ex manuscriptis codicibus Bibliothecæ Regiæ by Melchisédec Thévenot( Book )

3 editions published in 1693 in Latin and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterum mathematicorum Athenaei, Bitonis, Apollodori, Heronis, Philonis, et aliorum opera, graece et latine, pleraque nunc primum edita by Athenaeus( Book )

5 editions published in 1693 in Latin and Greek, Ancient and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index verborum a Philone Byzantio in mechanicae syntaxis libris quarto quintoque adhibitorum by Max Arnim( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De septem orbis spectaculis by Philo( Book )

7 editions published between 1640 and 1858 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libellus de septem orbis spectaculis by Philo( Book )

4 editions published in 1816 in 4 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Byzantivs De septem orbis spectacvlis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum græcè & latinè prodit, cum notis by Philo( Book )

2 editions published in 1640 in Latin and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Mechanicus : on sieges, translated with introduction and commentary by Philo( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Towards the end of the second century BCE Philo of Byzantium, a.k.a. Philo Mechanicus, wrote what is held to be the first Engineering Compendium, in eight or nine parts. Three concern warfare, viewed theoretically: a technical treatise on catapult-design (Belopoiika), and two associated ones which survive only in (lengthy) epitome. United here under the title On Sieges, Paraskeuastika and Poliorketika address broader aspects of siege-warfare. First and primarily, withstanding a siege is the objective: cities must design and build towers, walls and gates in the most suitable way, stockpile and manage food and other strategic commodities, and resist a direct assault by men and machines. Then more briefly the perspective is reversed, with those who wish to conduct such an attack shown how to do so successfully.This is the work's first-ever complete translation into English, preceded by an Introduction on the writer and his work. The Commentary - the first since Garlan's in 1972 - aims to elucidate the multifarious matters arising: issues of text, translation, vocabulary, idiom; themes in the poliorcetic genre; archaeological and other substantive contexts."
Mechanicae syntaxis : libri quartus et quintus by Philo( Book )

3 editions published in 1893 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traité de fortification d'attaque et de défense des places by Philo( Book )

4 editions published in 1872 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pneumatica : the 1. treatise on experimental physics, western version and eastern version : facs. and transcript of the Latin manuscript, CLM 534, Bayer. Staatsbibliothek, Munich : transl. and ill. of the Arabic manuscript, A.S. 3713, Aya-Sofya, Istanbul
Alternative Names
Bizanslı Filon

Bizantiyonlu Filyon

Byblos, Philo of

Eranius Philo

Eranius Philo asi 50-asi 140

Eranius Philo ca 50-ca 140

Erenius Philo Byblius

Erennio Filone

Erennio Filone asi 50-asi 140

Erennio Filone ca 50-ca 140

Erennios ho Philōn, ho Byblios

Erennios ho Philōn ho Byblios ca 50-ca 140

Filó de Bizanci

Filon Bysanttilainen

Filon ca 50-ca 140

Filón de Bizancio

Filon din Bizanț

Filon från Byblos ca 50-ca 140

Filon från Byzantion

Filon iz Bizanta

Filon z Bizancjum.

Filone di Bisanzio scienziato greco antico

Herennios Filon ca 50-ca 140

Herennius Byblius

Herennius Philo

Herennius Philo Byblius

Herennius Philo Byblius asi 50-asi 140

Herennius Philo Byblius ca 50-ca 140

Herennius Philo ca 50-ca 140

Herennius Philon Byblius

Herennius Philon von Byblos

Philo

Philo Byblius

Philo Byblius ca 50-ca 140

Philo, Byzantinus

Philo, Byzantius

Philo ca 50-ca 140

Philo dari Byzantium

Philo, Herrenius of Byblus

Philo Herrenius of Byblus ca 50-ca 140

Philo, Mechanicus

Philo of Byblos ca 50-ca 140

Philo of Byzantium.

Philo of Byzantium Ancient Greek engineer

Philo Paradoxographus.

Philo von Byblos ca 50-ca 140

Philón

Philon ca 50-ca 140

Philon de Bizâncio

Philon de Byblos 0050?-0140?

Philon de Byblos asi 50-asi 140

Philon de Byblos ca 50-ca 140

Philon, de Byzance

Philōn ek Byblou

Philōn ek Byblou ca 50-ca 140

Philōn ho Erennios

Philōn, ho Vyzantinos

Philon of Byblos

Philon, of Byzantium

Philon van Byzantium.

Philon, von Byzanz

Philon von Byzanz Schüler des Ktesibios

Φίλων ο Βυζάντιος

Византийн Фило

Филон Византийски

Филон Византийский

Філон Візантійський

פילון מביבלוס

فیلو اهل بیزانتیوم مهندس، نویسنده، و دانشمند در یونان باستان

ビザンチウムのフィロン

费隆 (拜占庭)

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