What are the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

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Seven Surprises of the World: What are they and are they still around?

the Seven Queries of the Ancient World were stated to be the most stunning architecture

The Seven Muses of the World vary depending on their different definitions.

Different listings include the Underwater World, the Industrial World or even the Seven Goggles of the Modern World

However, the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were country to be the most stunning architecture created by the Greeks.

What are they and are they even then around now?

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Seven Surprises of the World: The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only surviving wonder

The Awful Pyramid at Giza, Egypt

Believed to have been built between 2584 BC and 2561 BC, it is the barely Ancient Wonder that is still around and able to be visited.

It was fashioned for the Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu and was the tallest man-made structure in the world until the Lincoln Cathedral was figured around 1300.

The pyramid is also the oldest of the wonders and is the oldest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex.

The Remain unsettled Gardens of Babylon

The only wonder to have never been located, uncountable believe this wonder was one of myth and never truly existed bring into the world been eluded in many ancient texts.

Those who do believe it endured, state it was built around 600 BC by King Nebuchadnezzar II for his wife and consisted of comely tiered gardens, looking like a large green mountain.

It was then finished sometime after the first century AD.

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Seven Wonders of the Magic: The Hanging Garden of Babylon are the biggest myth of the wonders

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece

Developed around 435 BC by sculptor Phidias, the large seated statue was assumed to be 43 feet tall, sculpted with ivory and gold panels.

It was then stopped during the 5th century AD, with claims it was due to a fire within the temple, or captivated to Istanbul at the Palace of Lausus and burnt in the great fire of 475 BC.

Mints from the surrounding area of Elis have been discovered since which play the Zeus statue on them. 

The Colossus of Rhodes

The Greek god of the sun Helios was the icon that was built at Rhodes in 280 BC.

It was created to celebrate the victory over Cyprus, being shaped 108 feet high, the same as the Statue of Liberty and making it the tallest of the theorizes.

In 226BC, it was destroyed by an earthquake and never rebuilt.

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Seven Surprises of the World: The Statue of Zeus was destroyed in an earthquake

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Seven Theorizes of the World: The statue was built to celebrate victory over Cyprus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

Located not quite modern-day Bodrum, the wonder was built between 353 BC and 350 BC.

Mausolus and Artemisia ruled throughout the territory for 24 years, until his death in 353BC during the construction of the catacomb.

His wife Artemisia died two years later, and both of their ashes were bunged in the tomb.

It was destroyed by a number of earthquakes between the 12th and 15th century, and the word ‘mausoleum’ has since been hand-me-down for tombs that are above ground.

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Seven Wonders of the Excellent: The Temple of Artemis was destroyed three times

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

The meditate found in Ephesus, near the modern town of Selcuk in Turkey, was contradicted twice before being built for a third time in 323BC.

Sombrely, it was then destroyed in 268AD after being damaged by Goths, who eroded many cities.

Greek poet Antipater of Sidon, who collated the be thunderstruck, spoke in 140 BC of how the temples were the most beautiful of the wonders: “When I saw the concern of Artemis that mounted to the clouds, those other marvels wanton their brilliancy.”

Fragments of the temple were found in 1869 which can now be seen at the British Museum.

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Seven Stupefactions of the World: The Temple of Artemis was the most beautiful wonder

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Seven Reasons of the World: The Lighthouse of Alexandria was in Egpyt

The Lighthouse at Alexandria, Egypt

Built by the Ptolemaic Bailiwick between 280 BC and 247 BC, Alexander the Great started the construction, anterior to it was taken over by Ptolemy I Soter, who was King in 305 BC, then his son Ptolemy II Philadelphus.

It was then lay wasted by three earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD, and fell into antiques.

In 1994, French archaeologists discovered some of the remaining structure on the knock over of the sea, with plans to turn it into an underwater museum in the future.

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