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  Seven Wonders of the World - Pyramid of Giza
This is one of the largest pyramids in the world and considered to be one of the great among the seven wonders of the world.
It probably is considered to be one among the seven wonders of world because of its sheer size.
This is not one among the seven wonders of world.
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 Seven Wonders of the World - MSN Encarta
Seven Wonders of the World, works of art and architecture regarded by ancient Greek and Roman observers as the most extraordinary structures of antiquity.
The Seven Wonders are most often listed in the order in which they were built.
The oldest of the seven wonders, the pyramids are the only one remaining nearly intact today.
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 Seven Wonders of the World - Hanging Gardens of Babylon
This wonder of the world was located in the east bank of Euphrates, South of Baghdad in Iraq.
His son Nebuchadnezzar is the one who built the Hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven wonders of world.
The ancient accounts of this hanging gardens (one of the seven wonders of the world) describes the structure to be a stairs like one.
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 What are the Seven Natural Wonders of the World?
Among this latter group reside six of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the key to unlocking the past.
Second of the seven wonders of the ancient world is the magnificent Colossus of Rhodes, a one hundred-five foot bronze statue of the Mediterranean sun god, Helius, which stood at the entrance to the harbour of Rhodes.
Sixth among the seven wonders is the statue of Zeus at Olympia.
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 The Ancient Wonders of the World
"On the Seven Wonders of the World" was wrongly attributed to Philo and probably was written in the 4th century BC.
The current list of seven wonders, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos at Alexandria, is from Antipater of Sidon, who lived in the 2nd century BC.
This lighthouse later became one of the seven ancient wonders of the world.
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 Seven wonders of the world - by travel authority Howard Hillman
This seven wonders article on the flaws was researched and written by Howard Hillman, the world's leading authority on travel wonders.
Six of the seven wonders were built or inspired by Grecian culture.
Two of the ancient seven wonders are royal tombs (Pyramid of Khufu and Mausoleum at Halicarnassus).
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 Saudi Aramco World : The Seven Wonders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The difficulty in naming the seven wonders of the world is understandable: few people know exactly which "world" is meant and the classical authors, although agreed that there were seven, were not so unanimous about their identity.
While some of the wonders won fame because of their sheer size and magnificence, others did so because they were particularly beautiful or had endured a long time.
The seven wonders of the world were more than just a list of sights; they were a reminder of the achievements of the ancients.
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 The Seven Wonders of the World — Infoplease.com
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 Seven Wonder of the World - Ancient Times
If this wonder were remaining, this would have been one of the tallest artifacts in the world and also one the tallest among the seven wonders of the world.
This wonder was erected to commemorate the victory of Rhodians against the Antagonids.
Seven Wonders of the World - Pyramids of Egypt
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 Seven Wonders of the World - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Seven Wonders of the World (Greek: Επτά θαύματα του αρχαίου κόσμου) is the primordial boy-band and the first one hit wonder group, formed by Archimedes, Aristotle, Heraclitus, Plato, Democritus, Pythagoras; and Thrasyllus of Mendes, also known to be first likable foreign boy-band member.
They went on a world tour and played in international concerts to barbaric tribes, where the Mosh was invented.
As of 100 BC, they were working on a reunion single called "We Seven Kings of Athens Are" but after Archimedes was found drowned in his bathtub, the project had to be dropped.
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 Brainboost - new seven wonders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Egypt scoffs at new seven wonders of world contest - The Boston Globe.
So with the Seven Wonders of the World no longer actually giving wonder to the world, in 2000 it seemed the perfect time to start again and nominate Seven New Wonders.
Jordans ancient Nabatean archeological site of Petra has been chosen among 21 finalists vying to be counted among the "new seven wonders of the world," officials said Tuesday.
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 The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World
The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, all located in Egypt or the ancient Mediterranean region, were works of art and architecture commonly regarded as the most wondrous structures of ancient times.
These Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have fascinated mankind for centuries with their magnificent descriptions of beauty and strength, which will never be equaled.
This pyramid at Giza is the oldest of the seven ancient wonders.
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 The Seven Wonders of the World
In the Greek-speaking world a few centuries before the birth of Christ there came to be known a group of monuments that were particularly awe-inspiring, whether because of their artistry, the engineering skill evident in their construction, or their sheer scale.
Here are 31 Wonders of the Ancient World, the most impressive monuments from antiquity, with some of the stories behind them.
The Greeks did not initially conceive of these monuments as "Wonders" (Greek thaumata) but rather as "sights" or "things to be seen" (theamata); in essence, they were the dramatic monuments that filled the travel guidebooks of the ancient world; the Lonely Planets or Rough Guides of their time.
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Built at different points in time, at different places, the seven Wonders of the World are the materializations of some great dream, some great skills and some great labour; each being a masterpiece in itself.
A mausoleum of white marble built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; the Taj Mahal is one of the wonders of the world.
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 Seven Wonders - AskTheBrain.com
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a piano concerto performed by a percussionist.
Seven Wonders of The World Seven Wonders of The World was released on April 10, 1956.
Seven Wonders of the world- on tha NetWeb!
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 Seven Wonders of the World - Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
This is such an elegant piece of architectural wonder that, it found a place in the list of ancient wonders among the great seven wonders of the world, like pyramids.
This Wonder of the World, is located in the city of Bodrum, on the Aegan sea, in south-west Turkey.
That was the end to the story of this Mausoleum, one among the seven wonders of the world in ancient times.
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 World Architecture Images- The new seven wonders of the world
To be included on the new list, the wonders had to be man made, completed before 2000, and in an "acceptable" state of preservation.
Organisers stated that their aim was to use part of the revenue from the contest between the well-known monuments, from future votes, related merchandise, and use of the voters database, to set up, or contribute to, various restoration projects in the world.
The list of the 7 New Wonders of the World will be the result of a private undertaking, reflecting only the opinions of those with access to the Internet and not the entire world.
www.essential-architecture.com /MISC/MISC-seven.htm   (878 words)

  
 Education World® - *History : Classical / Ancient : Seven Wonders of the World
Hanging Gardens of Babylon Seven Wonders Details the history of the famed gardens of Babylon as well as its description and location.
Seven Wonders of the World Only one of the Seven Wonders still survive, the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Seven Wonders of the World Describes the Seven Wonders of the world with the associated history.
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 The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The final list of the Seven Wonders was compiled during the Middle Ages.
The list comprised the seven most impressive monuments of the Ancient World, some of which barely survived to the Middle Ages.
For their builders, the Seven Wonders were a celebration of religion, mythology, art, power, and science.
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/wonders   (236 words)

  
 Machu Picchu and the 21 New Seven Wonders of the World
Only one of the ancient wonders of the world still survives -- now history lovers are being invited to choose a new list of seven.
The original Seven Wonders of the ancient world were selected by Greek philosopher Philon of Byzantium morethan 2,000 years ago.
The other original seven wonders of the ancient world were the Hanging Gardens of Babylon; the Statue of Zeus at Olympia; the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus; the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus; the Colossus of Rhodes and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
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 The Seven Natural Wonders of the World
Natural wonders of the world are different from other lists of wonders due to the fact they were not made nor improved upon by humans.
It is the tallest mountain in the world rising to 29,028 ft. It is found in Nepal and stands on the border of Tibet.
The Paricutin is the most recent volcano to have formed on the Western Hemisphere and this is why it is one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
www.uoregon.edu /~amartin6/naturalwonders/wonders.htm   (728 words)

  
 Seven Natural Wonders of the World | Grand Canyon | Northern Lights | Victoria Falls | Mt. Everest | Great Barrier Reef
The Seven Natural Wonders of the World weren't made by humans, but were created by Mother Nature.
Lava flows destroyed two villages and hundreds of homes, but caused no fatalities (although three people died from lightning associated with the eruption).
The world's largest coral reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland in Australia.
www.kidzworld.com /article/5570-seven-natural-wonders-of-the-world   (542 words)

  
 Wonders of the World
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Alaa K. Ashmawy.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The UnMuseum
Seven Wonders of the World Thinkquest on 7 technological achievements
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 anthropologist: Seven Wonders of the World
There is a campaign going on to designate a modern seven wonders of the world, with the results to be announced (naturally) on 07/07/07.
I think these should be the new seven wonders, as they are all ancient, compared to the Eiffel Tower, and the Statue of Liberty.
Anyway, I chose ancient over modern, as it is "the ancient wonders of the world", not "the modern wonders of the world".
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 The Seven Wonders of the World
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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World IV The Seven Underwater Wonders of the World
The Seven Forgotten Modern Wonders of the World
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 Wonders of The World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Poets, writers, and historians were urged to seek replacements for these original wonders or fallen monuments and we see the other modern and natural wonders of the world today.
The original seven wonders of the world were viewed at the time they were made as the greatest structures on earth.
This should be the "greatest wonder of the world," as his tomb is empty.
my.homewithgod.com /jpinspirations/wondersofworld.htm   (628 words)

  
 Mirago : Society: History: By Time Period: Ancient: Seven Wonders of the World
Encarta: Seven Wonders of the World - Gives a concise description of the works of art and architecture regarded by ancient Greeks and Romans as the most extraordinary structures in history.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Museum of Unnatural Mystery provides a virtual tour of the structures that inspired awe in ancient Greeks and Romans.
Seven Wonders of the World - Articles about the seven wonders of the ancient world including the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Pyramid of Giza.
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 The Seven Wonders of the World
All but one of the Seven Wonders are gone, the Pyramids at Giza being the sole survivor on the list and the only one that we have specific knowledge of relating to appearance.
The internal core was used as a shaft to lift the fuel needed for the fire.
The mathematical and engineering wonders of The Great Pyramid would take hundreds of pages to detail but, perhaps, no better thing can be said than this: Man fears time but time fears the pyramids.
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 Seven Wonders of the Natural World - Seven Natural Wonders of World - Seven Wonders of the World
The Seven Wonders of the World embodies the indefatigable human spirit, their adroit endeavours and unflagging toil.
The Ancient wonders are reminiscent of a world long lost; the Modern wonders represent the limitless boundaries of human skill and technology while the Natural wonders are proof of the many marvels in nature.
The Seven Forgotten Modern Wonders of the World
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 Seven Modern Wonders of The World - Travelers Digest
Designed by the architectural firm of Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon Associates, the Empire State Building, at 102 stories, was the tallest building in the world until the completion of the first tower of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan in 1972.
It is fitting that television, the technological wonder that profoundly changed life in the 20th century, spurred the building of the era's tallest freestanding structure.
Among the great peaceful endeavors of mankind that have contributed significantly to progress in the world, the construction of the Canal stands as an awe-inspiring achievement.
www.travelersdigest.com /seven_modern_wonders.htm   (1871 words)

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