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1 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

2 The Pyramids of Egypt Khufu, Khafra,and Menkaura located at Giza, Egypt 2680B.C. Khufu: height of 482 feet - the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years

3 Hanging Gardens of Babylon
built by Nebuchadnezzar around 600 B.C. south of Baghdad, Iraq The terraces were said to rise from 75 to 300 feet.

4 Statue of Zeus (Jupiter) at Olympia
fifth century B.C., located in Olympia, Greece 40-foot high statue in gold and ivory destroyed in a fire

5 Temple of Artemis (Diana) at Ephesus
about 350 B.C. In honor of the goddess Artemis destroyed by invading Goths in A.D. 262.

6 This is left of Temple of Artemis today

7 Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
in Bodium, Turkey in 353B.C source of the modern word “mausoleum

8 destroyed by earthquakes and further deconstruction by the Knights of St. John of Malta

9 Colossus at Rhodes statue of Helios, the Greek god of Sun
Built in 280 B.C. Destroyed during an earthquake in 224 B.C.

10 Pharos of Alexandria the 1st century B.C. between 380 and 490 ft high
destroyed by an earthquake in the 13th century

11 Prezentaciju izradila:
Tajana Novak

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