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Historians reveal and discuss evidence of centuries-old theories and prototypes for many contemporary procedures and technologies, like brain surgery and computers.
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Language: English Release Date: 21 December 2003 Genres: Documentary, History, Science, Technology Time Period: 2000s, Ancient times

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Comparison test between a shotgun and a staff, the oldest known weapon.

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Gruesome Medicine

Leeches; torpedo fish; Incan trepanning; Roman battlefield surgery.

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