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The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World:

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World By: Annia

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World:

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World The Great Pyramid of Giza The Hanging Gardens of Babylon The Temple of Artemis The Statue of Zues The Mausoleum The Colossus of Rhodes The Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Great Pyramid of Giza:

The Great Pyramid of Giza The Great Pyramid is located in the city of Giza. The pyramid was built over a 20 year period. Man fears Time, yet Time fears the Pyramids. Arab Proverb The Pyramid of Giza

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon:

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon The Hanging Gardens are located on the East bank of the Euphrates River. The Gardens were built by Nebuchadnezzar II to please his wife. The Hanging Gardens

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus:

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus The Temple of Artemis is located in the town of Selcuk. The Temple was built in honor of the Greek godess of hunting and wild nature. The Temple of Artemis

The Statue of Zues at Olympia:

The Statue of Zues at Olympia The Statue of Zues is located at the town of Olympia. Here the Olympic Games were held. Athletes came to celebrate the Olympics and worship the king of the gods: Zues. The Statue of Zues

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus:

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus The Mausoleum is located in the city of Bodrum. The Mausoleum was completed around 350 BC. It is also the tomb of king Maussollos. The Mausoleum

The Colossus of Rhodes:

The Colossus of Rhodes The Colossus is located at the entrance of the harbor of Rhodes in Greece. The Colossus is a statue of the sun god, Helios. It was a symbol of unity of the people who inhabited the beautiful island-Rhodes. The Colossus

The Lighthouse of Alexandria:

The Lighthouse of Alexandria The Lighthouse is located in the city of Alexandria in Egypt. It ensured a safe return to the Great Harbor. The Lighthouse was the tallest building on Earth and had a mirror whose reflection could be seen more than 50 km off shore. The Lighthouse

The End:

The End http://www.ce.eng.usf.edu/pharos/wonders http://www.wonderclub.com/worldwonders/ancient7wonders.html

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