7 Wonders of The Ancient World

Friday, 25 February 2011

7 Wonders of The Ancient World
The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

The 7 Wonders of the World (or the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World) refers to any of many lists of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity according to guidebooks common amongst the ancient Hellenic tourists, particularly in the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. One of the most prominent of these, the versions by Antipater of Sidon and an observer identified as Philon of Byzantium, is composed of seven works situated around the Mediterranean rim.

See the well-known Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Walk by way of the lush Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Climb the fantastic Lighthouse at Alexandria. Stand just before the immense statue of Zeus at Olympia. Marvel at the beauty of the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus. ( Read 7 Wonders of The Ancient World more... )

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Various lists of the 7 Wonders of the World have been compiled from antiquity to the present day, to catalogue the world’s most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures.

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable creations of classical antiquity, and was based on guide-books popular among Hellenic sight-seers and only includes works located around the Mediterranean rim. The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it to be the representation of perfection and plenty.Many similar lists have been made. ( Read 7 Wonders of The Ancient World more... )

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Success breeds imitation, and in the world of video games this is no more apparent than in the realm of puzzle games. Casual game company PopCap struck gold with Bejeweled, a simple and addictive grid-based gem-matching game, and it wasn't long before competing casual game company iWin conjured up its own, Mayan-themed Bejeweled knockoff called Jewel Quest.

Now MumboJumbo is getting in on the action with 7 Wonders of the Ancient World for the PlayStation Portable, which cribs more directly from Jewel Quest than Bejeweled, effectively making 7 Wonders a knockoff of a knockoff. ( Read 7 Wonders of The Ancient World more... )

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is one of the first travel lists in history. The idea of creating a list of architectural wonders arose following Alexander the Great’s conquest of much of the known world in the 4th century BC, which gave Greek travelers access to the civilizations of the Egyptians, Persians, and Babylonians. ( Read 7 Wonders of The Ancient World more... )

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