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EUPALINUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 891 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EUPALINUS, of Megara, a Greek architect, who constructed for the tyrant Polycrates of Samos a remarkable tunnel to bring water to the city, passing under a hill. This aqueduct still exists, and is one of the most remarkable constructions in Greece (see AQUEDUCT: Greek).
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