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Biton, 3rd or 2nd cent. BCE

Biton (Βίτων‎) (3rd or 2nd cent. bce), the author of a small extant work on siege-engines, Κατασκευαὶ πολεμικῶν ὀργάνων καὶ καταπαλτικῶν‎ (‘The Construction of War-machines and Catapults’; see artillery; siegecraft), and of a lost work on optics.


E. W. Marsden, Greek and Roman Artillery 2 (1971), 61 ff. (with trans.).Find this resource:

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