Stonehenge and Colosseum• The Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in• Wiltshire, England. It was built anywhere from• 3000 bc to 2000 bc. It is believed that Greeks, Druids or Atlanteans mighthave built the Stonehenge. It is used for rituals and sacrifices.• The Colosseum is an Elliptical building located in Rome, Italy.It was built in 70CE and finished in 80CE.• The Colosseum was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectaclessuch as animal hunts, mock sea battles, re-enactments of famousbattles, executions and dramas.
Catacombs of Kom EL Shoqafa and GreatWall Of China• The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is• an archaeological site located in Alexandria, Egypt.• It was used to intern the dead. It was built starting the 2ndcentury A.D.• The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications madeof stone, brick ,tamped earth, and wood. It was builtalong an east-west line to protect the Chinese Empirefrom invasions in the North.
Porcelain Tower of Nanjing andHagia Sophia• The Porcelain Tower is also known as bao’ensi( meaning temple ofrepaid gratitude.• It is located in Nanjing, china.• It was a pagoda constructed in the 15th century during the Mingdynasty.• The Hagia Sophia used be a church, later a mosque, and now amuseum.• It is located in Istanbul, Turkey. Built during 532-537 AD.• It served as an church for more than a thousand years.
Leaning Tower of Pisa• The cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwidefor its unintended tilt to one side.• It was completed in the year 1372.• It’s height stands at 55.86 metres or 183 feet.• During World War II, the Germans were using the toweras an observation post.
InterviewInterview Of My Sister:• 1. Hows The Great Wall Of China?• Spectacular, Wonderful, Impressive, Breath-taking• 2.Did You Enjoy Your Trip To The Great Wall?• Yes, It Was An Great Experience• 3.Would You Want To Go There Again?• Yes, Definitely I Would Also Recommend Others To Visit It Too.• 4.On a rating of 1-10 ( 10 best), what rating would you give thegreat wall?• I would definitely give it an 8
Interview #2Interview of my mom & dad:• 1. Hows The Great Wall Of China?• Amazing, once in a lifetime, deeply touched• 2.Did You Enjoy Your Trip To The Great Wall?• Yes, I want to visit it again someday.• 3.Would You Want To Go There Again?• Yes, maybe in about two years.• 4.On a rating of 1-10 ( 10 best), what rating would you give thegreat wall?• I would give it a 9.
Article on Stonehenge, colosseum, andporcelain of Nanjing• The Colosseum is still impressive today, In a world of skyscrapers.• http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/colosseum_01.shtml• The true meaning of “Stonehenge” an awe-inspiring creation hasbeen lost in in the mists of time.• http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/stonehenge/• The porcelain tower of Nanjing in China is perhaps one of theyoungest of all the seven medieval wonders of the world to haveexisted.• http://7ww.org/medival-world/porcelain-tower-of-nanjing/
Article on , Hagia, Great Wall & Kom elShoqafa• Recently using infrared range finders, using GPSdevices, experts have found parts of the Great Wall that hasbeen concealed before.• http://go.grolier.com/• Hagia Sophia proposal Offensive to Moslems• http://www.nytimes.com/1986/04/06/opinion/l-hagia-sophia-proposal-offensive-to-moslems-222786.html• Catacomb’s of El Shoqafa is Alexandria’s most awesomearchaeological find.• http://query.nytimes.com/search/sitesearch/#/catacombs+of+el+shoqafa
For more information….• Check out the Television show on the “History channel”about the Seven Wonders of the World.• Talk to your local librarian at school for more informationon this topic.• The book Seven wonders of the world by• Lowell Thomas - Hanover House - 1956A good database for more information on this topic wouldbe Gale or Grolier.• “Time” magazine on the Seven wonders of the world.
Questions for the class• How many wonders of the world are there?• Where is the Great Wall located?• Where is the Hagia Sophia located?• Where is the Leaning tower of Pisa located?• Where is the Porcelain tower of Nanjing located?• Where is Catacombs of El Shoqafa located?• Where is the Stonehenge located?• Where is the Colosseum located?
Works Cited• "Hagia Sophia Proposal Offensive to Moslems." The New YorkTimes. The New York Times, 06 Apr. 1986. Web. 09 May2013.• "NYTimes.com Search." NYTimes.com Search. N.p., n.d. Web.09 May 2013.• Thomas, Lowell. Seven Wonders of the World. Garden City,NY: Hanover House, 1956. Print.• "Stonehenge." English Heritage Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web.09 May 2013• BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 09 May 2013.
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