First introduced the concept of "world wonders" by the ancient Greeks.In the fifth century BC is to be made - in the form of the aqueduct tunnel, a dam at the port on the island, the temple of the goddess Hera (all at about Samos.).Later, the list expanded.Extant poem by Antipater:
Who among the man-made seven wonders of the world include:
Pyramid of Khufu (2540 BC, Giza (Egypt)..) - The tomb of Pharaoh Cheops.
Hanging Gardens of Babylon (605 BC, Babylon (Iraq)..) - King Nebuchadnezzar II created them for his beloved wife.
Statue of Zeus at Olympia (435 BC, the sculptor Phidias, Olympia (Greece)..) - Burned in Constantinople during a fire at the Hippodrome in the fifth century.
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (550 BC. E., Ephesus (Turkey))
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (351 BC. E., The architect Pytheas Halicarnassus (in south-western Turkey) - was built by the queen Artemisia as a tombstone Carian ruler Mausolus, her husband
Colossus of Rhodes (between 292 and 280 BCE, the sculptor Hares Rhodes (Greece...)).- was established in honor of the victory over Rhodes Demetrius I of Macedon (304 BC.).
lighthouse of Alexandria (III century BC, Alexandria, Egypt..)
13 July 2016
Said that the main wonders of the world seven. But I think differently. In addition to these light 7 and a lot of other beautiful places.13 July 2016