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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Birgit Rae 10.a
<ul><li>Seven crowning achievements of sculpture and architecture </li></ul><ul><li>The first list was created by Greek po...
The Great Pyramid of Giza <ul><li>Date of construction: 2584-2561 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Egyptians </li></ul><ul><...
Hanging Gardens of the Babylon <ul><li>Date of construction: 605-562 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Babylonians </li></ul>...
Statue of Zeus <ul><li>Date of construction: 435 BC  </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>Greek sculptor  ...
The Statue of Zeus
The Temple of Artemis <ul><li>Date of construction: 550 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Persians, Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
The Mausoleum of Mausolus <ul><li>Date of construction: 351 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Persians, Greeks </li></ul><ul>...
The Colossus of Rhodes <ul><li>Date of construction: 292-280 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>“Live...
The Lighthouse of Alexandria <ul><li>Date of construction: 280 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Egyptians </li></ul><ul><li>...
Sources: <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Wonders_of_the_Ancient_World </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tmk.edu.ee/~...
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  1. 1. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Birgit Rae 10.a
  2. 2. <ul><li>Seven crowning achievements of sculpture and architecture </li></ul><ul><li>The first list was created by Greek polymath (õpetlane) Aleksandria Museionis </li></ul><ul><li>The later version by Antipater of Sidon </li></ul><ul><li>A poem, cut into the cliff </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Great Pyramid of Giza <ul><li>Date of construction: 2584-2561 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Egyptians </li></ul><ul><li>In 1300, The Lincoln Cathedral (St. Mary's cathedral) </li></ul><ul><li>Date of destruction: still stanging </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hanging Gardens of the Babylon <ul><li>Date of construction: 605-562 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Babylonians </li></ul><ul><li>King Nebukadnetsar, queen Amita </li></ul><ul><li>Date and cause of destruction: after 1 st century BC, an earthquake </li></ul>
  5. 5. Statue of Zeus <ul><li>Date of construction: 435 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>Greek sculptor Phidias </li></ul><ul><li>Gold, ivory, cedarwood (seedripuu) </li></ul><ul><li>Bejewelled (kalliskividega kaunistatud) </li></ul><ul><li>In right hand a small statue of Nike </li></ul><ul><li>Date and cause of destruction: 5th-6th centuries and cause unknown (probably destroyed by fire or an earthquake) </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Statue of Zeus
  7. 7. The Temple of Artemis <ul><li>Date of construction: 550 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Persians, Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>Burnt in 365 BC by Herostratus </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilt on the fourth century </li></ul><ul><li>In 409, the temple in its last version was finally destroyed by the Goths (gootid) </li></ul>
  8. 9. The Mausoleum of Mausolus <ul><li>Date of construction: 351 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Persians, Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>The memory of king Mausolus </li></ul><ul><li>Not only a tomb (hauakamber), but also a temple </li></ul><ul><li>Date and cause of destruction: 1494, earthquake </li></ul>
  9. 10. The Colossus of Rhodes <ul><li>Date of construction: 292-280 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>“Lived the shortest life” </li></ul><ul><li>Date and cause of destruction: 226 BC, an earthquake </li></ul>
  10. 11. The Lighthouse of Alexandria <ul><li>Date of construction: 280 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders: Egyptians </li></ul><ul><li>The port of Alexandria was surrounded by many shoals ( madalikud) </li></ul><ul><li>Date and cause of destruction: 1326, an earthquake </li></ul>
  11. 12. Sources: <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Wonders_of_the_Ancient_World </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tmk.edu.ee/~nuku/pharose_tuletorn/stoori.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seitse_maailmaimet </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Pyramid_of_Giza </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon </li></ul><ul><li>http://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semiramise_rippaiad </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tmk.edu.ee/~nuku/rippaiad/stoori.htm </li></ul>
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