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Diana Japaridze


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  1. 1. SEVEN WONDERS of the WORLD<br />
  2. 2. The Great Pyramid of Egypt<br />The Hanging Gardens of Babylon<br />The Statue of Zeus at Olympia<br />The Temple of Artemis (Diana) at Ephesus<br />The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus<br />The Colossus of Rhodes<br />The Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria<br />Which are the seven wonders of the ancient world?<br />
  3. 3. The Great Pyramid of Egypt<br />Location: Giza, Egypt, on west bank of Nile River near Cairo <br />History: The Egyptian Pyramids are the oldest and only surviving member of the ancient wonders. <br />
  4. 4. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon<br />Location: In Babylon near modern-day Baghdad, Iraq <br />Built: About 605 B.C.<br />History: These gardens said to have been laid out on a brick terrace by King Nebuchadnezzar II for one of his wives. <br />
  5. 5. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia<br />Built: About 435 B.C. <br />Location: Ancient Greek city of Olympia <br />History: Athenian sculptor Phidias created an ivory Zeus. A severe fire destroyed the statue in 462 A.D.<br />
  6. 6. The Temple of Artemis (Diana) at Ephesus <br />Location: In Greek city of Ephesus, on west coast of modern Turkey <br />Built: About 550 B.C. <br />History: It had a marble sanctuary and a tile-covered wooden roof. Fire devastated the temple <br />
  7. 7. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus <br />Location: In what is now southwestern Turkey <br />Built: About 353 B.C.<br />History: It was built to hold the remains of Mausolus (Mausollos), a provincial king in the Persian Empire . It was damaged by an earthquake  <br />
  8. 8. The Colossus of Rhodes <br />Location: Near harbor of Rhodes, a Greek island in Aegean Sea <br />Built: Early 200s B.C. <br />History: The Greek sculptor Chares worked for 12 years. Just 56 years after it was built, a strong earthquake destroyed it.<br />
  9. 9. The Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria<br />Location: On ancient island of Pharos in harbor of Alexandria, Egypt <br />Built: About 304 B.C. <br /> History: <br />
  10. 10. Diana JaparidzeGori Public School # March, 2010<br />