Welcome to the Catapult Museum Online
Welcome to the Catapult Museum Online, an interactive exploration of catapult
evolution, based on NZ Production's The Catapult Museum CD-ROM.
- ...about the engineering of ancient projectile weapons.
- ...about early Greek and Roman siege weapons, from the bow to the incredibly powerful "Palintonos" catapult.
- ...how the Romans used artillery during their conquest of Europe in the first century of the common era.
- ...how the Wright Brothers and the US Navy have used catapults to launch airplanes.
- ...about the catapults' influence on warfare and society.
- ...what the term catapult means to people today.
- Tour the Catapult Museum Online through 70+ hyperlinked documents.
- Order the Catapult Museum CD-ROM online
- 3-D Director animations chronicling 2000 years of catapult history!
- RealAudio narration
- View the Catapults with QuickDraw 3-D
- Download 3-D models of catapults
- Real Time Chat Sessions
- More 3-D illustrations
Questions or comments? Feel free to let us know what's on your mind.
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