The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World


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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 centuries ago. (Summary by Availle.) (4 hr 15 min)

Chapters

Preface 6:29 Read by Ikraduya
I The Pyramid of Khufu 46:09 Read by THBosc
II The Walls of Babylon 1:00:49 Read by Linda Johnson
III The Statue of the Olympian Zeus 23:56 Read by Michael Fischer
IV The Temple of Diana 38:06 Read by Kate Follis
V The Tomb of King Mausolus 33:44 Read by Kate Follis
VI The Colossus of Rhodes 17:47 Read by realisticspeakers
VII The Pharos of Alexandria 28:04 Read by realisticspeakers