The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Edgar J. Banks

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of masterpieces of architecture and

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art of classical antiquity. First compiled in the second century BC, it served as a

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guidebook for the interested Hellenic traveller. This small book gives an

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introduction to all the entries on the list: The Pyramid of Khufu, the Walls of

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Babylon, the Satue of the Olympian Zeus, the Temple of Diana (or Artemis), the

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Tomb of King Mausolus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos of Alexandria.

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Sadly for the modern tourist, all but the Pyramid of Giza have been destroyed

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centuries ago.

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Cover image: 7 Wonders Of The World by Maarten van Heemskerck (16th century).

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