The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Reconstructs from ancient sources the Seven Wonders of the ancient World: the Great Pyramid of Egypt; the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis of Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, The Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
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The Seven Wonders is a great book to introduce anyone to the wonders of the ancient world. I have always been fascinated with history and the technologies of the ancients. This book brings together ... Read full review
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Alexander Alexandria altar Amazons amongst ancient world antiquity architect architectural Artemis at Ephesos Artemis Ephesia Artemisia Athens Babylon base Berossus blocks British Museum bronze built burial chamber century BC chariot group Cheops civilisation classical coins colonnade Colossus of Rhodes columns Croesus cubits cult image cuneiform Dahshur decorated Dynasty east Egypt Egyptian entrance Ephesians Ephesos evidence excavations famous feet Figure fragments frieze Gardens of Babylon Giza goddess Greek Halicarnassus Hanging Gardens harbour height Helios Herakles Herodotus Imam's field island ivory king known later lighthouse marble Mausoleum Maussollos metres monuments Nebuchadnezzar Old Kingdom Olympia palace Panaenus Pausanias pediment Persian pharaoh Pharos Pheidias Pliny podium Ptolemy pyramid pyramids of Giza reconstruction relief Roman Rome roof royal sacred sanctuary Saqqara sarcophagus sculptures seen Seven Wonders showing sides statue of Zeus steps stone Strabo structure survived temple of Artemis throne tomb wall Zeus at Olympia ziggurrat