Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were a listing of the most impressive public works in the world compiled by the Greek writer Antipater in the second century BC. Except for the Great Pyramid, all of these have been severely damaged or destroyed.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were:
- The Hanging Gardens of Babylon - 6th century BC
- The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus - 550 BC
- The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus - 350 BC, tomb of King Mausollos of Caria
- The Colossus of Rhodes - 282 BC
- The Lighthouse of Alexandria - 3rd century BC