The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient and New World
The world is full of beautiful places but there are some places that are considered from the wonders of the world. These places and buildings were named as the seven wonders of the ancient world. Herodotus, A Greek historian, wrote about these wonders thousands of years ago. At this time, he thought that these buildings were the greatest structures in the world and he made a list of these places and called it the Seven Wonders of The Ancient World. A wonder is a structure created by something strange and amazing; when we see it, we say that it is rare and unexpected. Although there are several wonders in the world, there are seven that are recognized as being ancient.
Tom Jackson, in his book The Seven Wonders of The World, has written that the great pyramids of Egypt; they are the most ancient and historical place in Egypt, were built in Giza. These pyramids are very old, they have been there for over four thousand years. It is believed that the shape of these pyramids symbolized the prehistoric knoll from which they believed life emerged. The big sizes of these pyramids symbolize the power and the greatness of their country back in that days.
Another structure that considered also one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. They are also known as the hanging gardens of Semiramis. Nebuchadnezzar II IN 200 BCE, wanted to please his beloved wife Semiramis so he built these gardens. The
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