The 7 Wonders of the Anchient World

7 wonders of the anchient world

Pyramids

7 wonders of the ancientworld

infoplease.comThere have been a lot of 7 wonders lists created but supposedly the 7 wonders of the ancient world is the first one. Ancient Greek historians created the list. The list consisted of the most magnificent structures known to the Greeks back then. The 7 wonders include the pyramids of Egypt, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The statue of Zeus at Olympia, The temple of Artemis at Ephesus, The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, The Colossus at Rhodes, and The lighthouse of Alexandria. Out of all of the ancient wonders, the Pyramids still stand todayclevelys.com

thinkquest.comThe pyramids of Egypt are the only standing ancient wonder today. They stand outside modern Cairo. The biggest pyramid is the pyramid of Giza. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were built at about 605B.C. It was located near modern day Baghdad, Iraq. The statue of Zeus at Olympia was built at about 435B.C. it was made to honor the Olympics but was burned down.unmusem.org

nationalgeographic.comThe temple of Artemis at Ephesus was built at about 550B.C. it was located in the Greek cit of Ephesus on the west coast of modern turkey. It also suffered a fire and some sculptures are at the British museum in London. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was built at about 353B.C. it was located in southwestern Turkey. It was built to be the tomb of Mausolus. The Colossus at Rhodes was built in the early 200s B.C. it was near harbor of Rhodes, an island in the Aegean Sea. The lighthouse of Alexandria was built at about 304 B.C. it was located on the island Pharos in harbor Alexandria, Egypt.factmonster.com

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Created by Avery; Last Update December 6, 2011