The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Psychology Press, 1989 - History - 178 pages
Sets each of the seven wonders in their historical context, bringing together materials from ancient sources and the results of modern excavations to suggest why particular places and objects have been seen as the touchstone for human achievement.
 

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Contents

ABOUT THE AUTHORS AND CONTRIBUTORS
xi
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
xiii
THE SEVEN WONDERS
xiv
THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA
13
THE HANGING GARDENS OF BABYLON
38
THE STATUE OF ZEUS AT OLYMPIA
59
THE TEMPLE OF ARTEMIS AT EPHESOS
78
THE MAUSOLEUM AT HALICARNASSUS
100
THE COLOSSUS OF RHODES
124
THE PHAROS AT ALEXANDRIA
138
SOME FORGOTTEN WONDERS
158
APPENDIX
169
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
171
INDEX
175
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