Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It is very important in our World because it is oldest place in the world and no any one know who is founder of this place it is seven ancient place of the world. Historian Herodotus (484 --. CA 425 BC), and Cyrene scholar Callimachus (ca. 305 - 240 BC) in the Museum of Alexandria, made a list of seven wonders early writings survived, but references leave as is. Seven Wonders include:


• Great Pyramid of Giza
• Hanging Gardens of Babylon
• Statue of Zeus at Olympia
• Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
• Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
• Colossus of Rhodes
• Lighthouse of Alexandria





Great Pyramid of Giza





The Great Pyramid of Giza (called the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe that the pyramid was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops in Greek) over an approximately 20 year period concluding around 2560 BC. Initially at 146.5 metres (480.6 ft), the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years, the longest period of time ever held for such a record.



Hanging Gardens of Babylon





"Babylon, too, is a simple circuit and its wall is three hundred and eighty-five stadia in the thickness of its wall is thirty two feet, the height of the towers is fifty cubits. Kysath Towers cubits, the wall of four-horse chariot on top clearance is such that you can pass each other easily, and it is on this account that the hanging gardens and the park is the world's seven wonders. quadrangular in shape, and everywhere plethra length is four arched vaults, checkered, cube-like basis, which is located at the other consists of a checker's foundations, which are hollowed out so deep with the land included was. that they acknowledge, baked brick and asphalt largest trees have been constructed - the foundation and roof terrace uppermost vaults and arches built by Ascent, a ladder, and the stairs there with screws, through which water from the Euphrates to the park was regularly appointed for that purpose held by the river, a stadium in width, and flows through the middle of the city's riverside park.



Statue of Zeus at Olympia





Seated statue, 12 meters (43 feet) wide path to house construction of the temple's height, half-occupied. "It seems that if Zeus were to stand," geographer Strabo 1st century BC mentioned earlier, the temple unroof. ". Zeus chryselephantine sculpture, ivory and gold-plated bronze copy made from marble or bronze, not only survived, but the nearby Roman coins and engraved gems and coins of Elis recognized an approximate version. a very detailed description of the statue and its throne was recorded by traveler Pausanias, 2nd century AD. statue in gold and cedarwood, inlaid with ivory, gold, ebony, and precious stones with excellent olive throne was wreathed with shoots of. 'Zeus's right hand a small statue of crowned Nike, goddess of victory chryselephantine, and his left hand, a scepter of gold inlaid, the eagle was sitting on Roman's life Plutarch,. general Aemilius Paulus, records that the Victor Macedon, when he sculpted beheld, "to his soul, as if he saw God in the 1st century Grecian orator Dio Chrysostom declared that a glimpse of her idol, a man will forget all worldly woes.


Temple of Artemis at Ephesus





Seated statue, 12 meters (43 feet) wide path to house construction of the temple's height, half-occupied. "It seems that if Zeus were to stand," geographer Strabo 1st century BC mentioned earlier, the temple unroof. ". Zeus chryselephantine sculpture, ivory and gold-plated bronze copy made from marble or bronze, not only survived, but the nearby Roman coins and engraved gems and coins of Elis recognized an approximate version  a very detailed description of the statue and its throne was recorded by traveler Pausanias, 2nd century AD. statue in gold and cedarwood, inlaid with ivory, gold, ebony, and precious stones with excellent olive throne was wreathed with shoots of. 'Zeus's right hand a small statue of crowned Nike, goddess of victory chryselephantine, and his left hand, a scepter of gold inlaid, the eagle was sitting on Roman's life Plutarch,. general Aemilius Paulus, records that the Victor Macedon, when he sculpted beheld, "to his soul, as if he saw God in the 1st century Grecian orator Dio Chrysostom declared that a glimpse of her idol, a man will forget all worldly woes.



Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus





Mausoleum at Halicarnassus or grave Mausolus (Greece, Μαυσωλεῖον τῆς Ἁλικαρνασσοῦ) Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey) in Mausolus, a satrap for the Persian Empire between 353 and 350 BC, the tomb was built, and Artemisia IICaria, the the wife and sister. Structure of Greek architects Satyros Priene was Pythius by.



Height shrine about 45 meters (148 feet) up, and all four sides from each of four Greek sculptors was adorned with sculptural reliefs created - Leochares, Bryaxis, Paros and Timotheus the Scopas the structure was finished. Antipater of Sidon is an artistic triumph of the seven wonders of the ancient world as is considered to identify.

Colossus of Rhodes





Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of Helios Greek Titan, Rhodes Lindos Chares of between 292 and 280 BC by the Greeks on the island of Rhodes is standing in the city. The seven wonders of the ancient world and is considered one. Cyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, ruler of the failed siege of Rhodes in 305 BC in Rhodes, was built to celebrate victory. Before the destruction, of Rhodes Colossus 30 m (107 ft) high on the stand, the world's tallest statue of an ancient building.



Lighthouse of Alexandria




Lighthouse of Alexandria, Alexandria's Pharos (ancient Greeks, ὁ Φάρος Ἀλεξανδρινóς I) as is known, Alexandria, Egypt, on the island of Pharos between 280 and 247 BCE Tower was built. The aim was to guide sailors in the harbor at night. Somewhere different with a height between 393 and 450 feet (120 and 140 m) is estimated, the tallest manmade structure on Earth for many centuries was.

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