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  Mausoleum von Halikarnassos - Grabmal des König Mausolos, alle details
Bilderfries, (es soll wie üblich schon zu Lebzeiten des Maussollos entstanden sein), verdeutlichte dessen Herrschaftsanspruch über den ionisch besiedelten Norden (bei Milet) und den von Dorern besiedelten Süden (Rhodos).
Bei Grabungen Lord Stratfords 1846 wurde das Mausoleum wiederentdeckt und unter Newton 1857-62 kauften britische Archäologen 12 dieser Häuser auf und legten die darunter befindlichen Überreste frei.
Das heutzutage in Bodrum zu sehende Museum des Mausoleums wurde, mit der finanziellen Hilfe der dänischen Universität Aarhus unter Prof.
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  Mausoleum of Maussollos
The mausoleum was a huge marble tomb built ca 353 BC for King Mausolus of Caria in Asia Minor.
The beauty of the Mausoleum is not only in the structure itself, but in the decorations and statues that adorned the outside at different levels on the podium and the roof.
Because the statues were of people and animals, the Mausoleum holds a special place in history as it was not dedicated to the gods of Ancient Greece.
www.vetty.com /wpcd/wp/m/Mausoleum_of_Maussollos.htm   (1993 words)

  
  Mausoleum At Halicarnassus - Crystalinks
The Mausoleum of Maussollos, or Mausoleum of Halicarnassus was a tomb built between 353-350 BC at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey), for Mausolus a provincial king in the Persian Empire, and Artemisia, his wife and sister.
Maussollos, though he was descended from local people, spoke Greek and admired the Greek way of life and government.
Maussollos decided to build a new capital, a city as hard to capture as it was magnificent to look at.
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 List of mausoleums at AllExperts
*Mausoleum of the Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Lahore
*Mausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam, (The grandson of Sahikh Bahauddin Zakaria), Multan
* The Mausoleum of Sheikh Hovendi at-Tahur (Sheihantaur), Tashkent
en.allexperts.com /e/l/li/list_of_mausoleums.htm   (498 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Mausoleum of Maussollos
The Mausoleum of Maussolus, or Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, was a tomb built between 353 and 350 BC at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey) for Mausolus, a satrap in the Persian Empire, and Artemisia II of Caria, his wife and sister.
The beauty of the Mausoleum was not only in the structure itself, but in the decorations and statues that adorned the outside at different levels on the podium and the roof: statues of people, lions, horses, and other animals in varying scales.
- The Tomb of Mausolus (W.R. Lethaby's reconstruction of the Mausoleum, 1908)
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 Mausoleum of Maussollos - World Wonders
The Tomb of Maussollos, Mausoleum of Maussollos, or Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, was a tomb built between 353 and 350 BC at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey) for Mausolus, a satrap in the Persian Empire, and Artemisia II of Caria, his wife and sister.
In 377 BC Halicarnassus was the capital of a small region and kingdom in the coast of Anatolia.
At the center of the platform, the marble tomb rose as a square tapering block to one-third of the Mausoleum's 45-meter (135-foot) height.
travel.moonlightchest.com /world_wonders/maussollos_mausoleum.asp   (1050 words)

  
 The Seven Wonders: The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geographically, it is closer to the Temple of Artemis...
In the early fifteenth century, the Knights of St John of Malta invaded the region and built a massive crusader castle.
A modern reconstruction of the shorter side of the Mausoleum illustrates the lavish nature of the art and architecture of the building...
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/wonders/mausoleum.html   (730 words)

  
 ART 002 - Group Project - Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
Once the mausoleum was completed, the bodies of Artemisia and Mausolus were cremated, and their ashes were placed in ornate urns at the center of the tomb.
Above the tomb, the mausoleum formed a pyramid that continued to the top, where a marble statue of a chariot being pulled by horses served as the final embellishment on this man-made marvel.
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus stood for centuries as a symbol of the enduring ingenuity of the human spirit.
www.personal.psu.edu /bmu102/art002/group/halicarnassus.html   (1058 words)

  
 Tomb of Mausolus, Seven Wonders of the World, Mausoleum of Maussollos ,Wonders of ancient world
Mausoleum is a word commonly used by people to talk of a grand and ornamented tomb.
The ornate Tomb of Maussollos was made in the latter part of the 3 rd century BC by the best Greek sculptors of the time and was unique in that it was not dedicated to Greek gods and goddesses.
Maussollos started the tomb's construction but as he died before its completion, the task of finishing it fell to Artemisia.
www.mapsofworld.com /wonders-of-world/tomb-of-mausolus.html   (415 words)

  
 The Mausoleum of Mausolos at Halicarnassus
The Mausoleum of Mausolos, built around 350 BC, at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey), was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The word mausoleum came to be used generically for any grand tomb, though "Mausol-eum" originally meant "in honour of Mausol".
This enormous white marble tomb was built to hold the remains of Mausolus, the Persian satrap of Caria, a provincial king in the Persian Empire, and Artemisia, who was his wife and sister.
www.shekpvar.net /~dennis/Sections/History/Wonders/5-Halicarnassus.html   (2077 words)

  
 mausoleum
For 16 centuries, the Mausoleum remained in good condition until an earthquake caused damage to the roof and colonnade.
This is broken down into 20 m for the podium, 12 m for the colonnade, 7 m for the pyramid, and 6 m for the chariot statue.
The beauty of the Mausoleum is not only in the structure itself, but in the decorations and statues that adorned the outside at different levels on the podium.
library.thinkquest.org /C008216/mausoleum.htm   (474 words)

  
 The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
The Mausoleum was completed around 350 BC, three years after Maussollos death, and one year after Artemisia's.
For 16 centuries, the Mausoleum remained in good condition until an earthquake caused some damage to the roof and colonnade.
This is broken down into 20 m (60 ft) for the stepped podium, 12 m (38 ft) for the colonnade, 7 m (22 ft) for the pyramid, and 6 m (20 ft) for the chariot statue at the top.
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 7 Wonders :: Explore The Seven Wonders Of The World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hanging Gardens by the Babylonians, and the Maussollos Mausoleum by the Persians; the others were built by the ancient Greeks.
The Lighthouse of Alexandria, Colossus of Rhodes, and Mausoleum of Maussollos, were destroyed by earthquakes.
Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus - Colossus of Rhodes - Lighthouse of Alexandria
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 Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
Tomb of Maussollos or Mausoleum of Maussollos is located in Bodrum, Turkey but in those times it was called Halicarnassus which is also why this great wonder is also known as Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.
The mausoleum stood at approximately 45 meters in height (135 feet) and each of the four sides were decorated with sculptural releifs created by the four Greek sculptors (mentioned above).
The tomb was built on a hill that overlooked the city and the whole building was enclosed in a courtyard.
www.cisb.org.in /studentwork/jagadeesh/mausoleum.html   (279 words)

  
 British Museum - The Mausoleum at Halikarnassos: the sculptors
The original position of the sculptures is uncertain, but it is clear that statues in the round were carved on more than one scale, depending upon their position on the building.
The free-standing statues showed scenes of life at Maussollos' court, including hunting, ceremonial and ritual activities.
Portraits of members of the court were set up between the columns and perhaps on one of the platforms around the podium.
www.britishmuseum.org /explore/highlights/article_index/m/the_mausoleum_at_halikarnass-2.aspx   (251 words)

  
 Mausoleum
The Gümüskesen is an elaborate Roman tomb that is a miniature version of the tomb of King Mausolus at Halikarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was an opulent tomb for a king who loved all things Greek.
mausoleummausoleum at halicarnassus • maussollos • artemisia • tomb
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 Mausoleum von Halikarnassos - Grabmal des König Mausolos, alle details
Bilderfries, (es soll wie üblich schon zu Lebzeiten des Maussollos entstanden sein), verdeutlichte dessen Herrschaftsanspruch über den ionisch besiedelten Norden (bei Milet) und den von Dorern besiedelten Süden (Rhodos).
Unter Maussollos wurde die uralte Kultstätte zu einem großen Tempelbezirk ausgebaut.
Das heutzutage in Bodrum zu sehende Museum des Mausoleums wurde, mit der finanziellen Hilfe der dänischen Universität Aarhus unter Prof.
www.bodrumpages.com /deutsch/mausoleum.html   (1172 words)

  
 NOVA Online | Treasures of the Sunken City | Answer 5
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is the tomb of King Maussollos, ruler of Caria from 377-353 b.c.
The Mausoleum was adorned with many statues and carvings of people and animals, including horses, lions, and a leopard.
In fact, King Maussollos' tomb made such an impression, that, to this day, the term Mausoleum refers to any large constructed tomb.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/sunken/wonders/ans56.html   (103 words)

  
 The Official Web Site for the Archdiocese of Detroit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What spurred the interest in building the new mausoleums was the popularity of the climate-controlled Mausoleum of the Angels at Resurrection Cemetery.
Mausoleum is derived from the Mausoleum of Maussollos, a Persian king, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
In the United States, mausoleums were long considered to be a final resting place for the wealthy.
www.aodonline.org /NR/exeres/3E365C71-5021-4EA8-B925-AD42C4F4C38C.htm?NRMODE=Unpublished   (776 words)

  
 The 7 Wonders
This enormous white marble tomb was built to hold the remains of Mausolus (Mausollos), a provincial king in the Persian Empire, and his wife, Artemisia.
In 377 B.C., the city of Halicarnassus was the capitol of a small kingdom along the Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor.
Before grounding much of the remaining sculpture of the Mausoleum into lime for plaster the Knights removed several of the best works and mounted them in the Bodrum castle.
www.the7worldwonders.com /thewonders.htm   (4615 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Mausoleum of Maussollos
The Mausoleum of Maussollos, the Persian satrap of Caria (351 BC, at Halicarnassus (present Budrum), Turkey), was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The word mausoleum came to be used generically for any grand tomb.
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 Entry for Jori Avlis - 'The Journey Begins Challenge' CGChallenge
New unknown life (Alea) for him, and certainly a new journey beginning for all of our western civilization: even today, the word “Mausoleum” is directly coming from the name of this King.
From knowing what kind of bees exist in Caria (were is The Mausoleum, modern south Anatolia) from knowing how really looked like the Mausoleum, nothing was left at random.
Okay, I had to rush it to meet the deadline, improved a lot on everything, mainly in the Mausoleum and the boat...
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 Bodrum, Turkey
I've been reading more on Bodrum this morning and I found out that it is the site of the Mausoleum of Maussollos, One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
My mom came into my room last night "not to try to talk me out of going to Turkey." She told me that my dad was really upset, his blood pressure was too high, and apparently he told her that he thinks if I go to Turkey he will never see me again.
As my mom told me that "deep in her soul" she knew this was a bad idea, I knew nothing she said was going to change what I want to do.
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 300 the movie
Persia became an empire under the Cyrus the Great, who created a policy of religious and cultural tolerance that became the hallmark of Persian rule.
Engineering feats include an innovative system of water management; a cross-continent paved roadway stretching 1500 miles; a canal linking the Nile to the Red Sea; and the creation of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Mausoleum of Maussollos.
The rivalry between Persia and Athens led to a 30-year war known as the Persian Wars, the outcome of which helped create the world we live in today.
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 Yalikavak Hotel Local Information - Elite Hotel Bodrum - Bodrum Oteli Türkiye, Yalikavak
It was site of the The Mausoleum of Maussollos, or Mausoleum of Halicarnassus was a tomb built between 353–350 BC at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey), for Mausolus (in Greek, Μαύσωλος), a provincial king in the Persian Empire.
The finished structure was considered to be such an aesthetic triumph that Antipater identified it as one of his Seven Wonders of the World.
In desperation, the Hospitallers broke open the Mausoleum, finding all sorts of elaboratedly adorned marble blocks and carvings which they admired but nevertheless destroyed, using the debris as building material.
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 Medieval City of Rhodes map - Tagzania
Ancient accounts (which differ to some degree) describe the structure as being built around several stone columns (or towers of blocks) forming the interior of the structure, which stood on a fifteen-meter-high (fifty-foot) white marble pedestal near the
The Mausoleum of Maussollos, the Persian satrap of Caria (351 BC, at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum), Turkey), was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The Temple of Artemis also called Artemision in Greek, and Artemisium in Latin (440 BC, at Ephesus (present day Turkey)), figured in the classic lists of the Seven Wonders of the World drawn up in Alexandria.
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