7 wonders of the ancient world 2

Retrieved 10 June Other Lists Over time other groups have created lists using the magical number seven. The temple was restored, destroyed by the Goths, and restored again. On others, the Palace of Cyrus , king of Persia took the seventh position. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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The seven wonders you described of the ancient world are amazing, but Taj Mahal should also include in this list. The historian Herodotus — ca.

Each person had his own version of the Seven Wonders list. Thhe Cities is the third global vote organized by New7Wonders.

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Even if you lived in ancient times you would have still needed a time machine to see all seven. The mausoleum was destroyed by a series of earthquakes in the 15th century. Wonderw was the last of the seven wonders to be completed but the first to be destroyed, by an earthquake in BC. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

womders The temple was restored, destroyed by the Goths, and restored again. Of Antipater's wonders, the only one that has survived to the present day is the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Numerous other authors and organisations have composed lists of the wonders of the world. The Lighthouse of Alexandria was built between and BC on an island at Alexandria to guide sailors into the harbor at night.

Map all coordinates eonders New7Wonders of Nature —11a contemporary effort to create a list of seven natural wonders chosen through a global poll, was organized by the same group as the New7Wonders of the World campaign. Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable refers to them as "later list[s]", [2] suggesting the lists were created after the Middle Ages. For the video game, see 7 Wonders of the Ancient World video game. Retrieved 25 June With a height estimated between and meters — ftit was among the tallest structures on Earth for many centuries.

The primary accounts, coming from Hellenistic writers, also heavily thd the places included in the wonders list. Archived from the original on Great Pyramid of Giza.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Guide to Western Architecture Revised ed. Statue of Zeus at Olympia.

I have gazed on the walls of tbe Babylon along which chariots may race, and on the Zeus by the banks of the Alpheus, I have seen the hanging gardens, and the Colossus of the Helios, the great man-made mountains of the lofty pyramids, and the gigantic tomb of Mausolus; but when I saw the sacred house of Artemis that towers to the clouds, the others were placed in the shade, for worlc sun himself has never looked upon its equal outside Olympus.

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7 Wonders of the Ancient World

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Seven Wonders of the World. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus V: The Seven Wonders of the Natural World. On others, the Palace of Cyrusking of Persia took the seventh position.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The pharaoh of Egypt offered to pay for the reconstruction of the statue, but the oracle of Delphi made the Rhodians afraid that they had offended Helios, and they declined to rebuild it.

This page was last edited on 7 October o, at The statue snapped at the knees and fell over on to the land. The gardens were destroyed by several earthquakes after the second century BC. In response, Giza was named an honorary Candidate.

Inthe temple was finally destroyed by a mob led by the Archbishop of Constantinople.

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