Who invented the wood lathe?

I need to know for computer class and i have ben to every trellis sight so tell me plz
Lathes own been around for a very long time ..
Historical evidence of lathes anyone used to turn wood & stone in ancient cultures
Man powered lathes w/ cranks ropes & flywheels are known to be used througout ancient history adjectives over the world.
Couple of thousand years at least,
Exact date & by whom....?
Tried searching ancient technology? Source(s): Just stuff I picked up along the instrument.

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