The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Edgar J. Banks
The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of masterpieces of architecture and
art of classical antiquity. First compiled in the second century BC, it served as a
guidebook for the interested Hellenic traveller. This small book gives an
introduction to all the entries on the list: The Pyramid of Khufu, the Walls of
Babylon, the Satue of the Olympian Zeus, the Temple of Diana (or Artemis), the
Tomb of King Mausolus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos of Alexandria.
Sadly for the modern tourist, all but the Pyramid of Giza have been destroyed
Total running time 4:15:04
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Cover image: 7 Wonders Of The World by Maarten van Heemskerck (16th century).
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