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Wonders of the ancient world
The word “Wonders of the World” was given to seven of the human works that he built since ancient times, and they were miracles because of their uniqueness in terms of strange design, dazzling formation, and even the site, and all these wonders belong to ancient times, i.e. classics, as they are mentioned in tourist and guidebooks, especially in The ancient Greek state, all located in the Mediterranean basin, and most of them belong to the ancient Greek civilization, which was at the height of its greatness.
The number of wonders of the world in the past
The number of ancient wonders of the world has reached seven, which we will mention starting from the date of its construction:
The Great Pyramid
Its history dates back to 2561 BC, and is known as the Great Pyramid of Giza, and it is located in the Arab Republic of Egypt. It was built by the ancient Egyptians and still stands today to witness the greatness of Egyptian civilization.
Its history dates back to 600 BC, and it is known as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and is located in the Iraqi Republic. It was built by the Chaldeans, and was destroyed after the first century BC as a result of hitting the city with a devastating earthquake.
Temple of Artemis
Its history dates back to the year 550 BC, and it is located in the Turkish Republic in Izmir, and it was built by the Greek Lydians, and was burned by Herostratus in 356 BC, and it was totally destroyed by the Goths pirates in 262 BC.
Statue of Zeus
The construction of its structure dates back only to 456 B.C., and the entire statue was built in 435 B.C. in the Greek state, in Olympia, which was built by the Greeks, and destroyed as a result of the flooding of the region, between the fifth and sixth centuries AD.
Its construction dates back to 351 BC, and it is located in the Turkish state specifically in the city of Bodrum, and was built by the Greek Carians, as it was destroyed as a result of the city’s exposure to a flood in 1494 AD.
Its history dates back to 280 BC, and it is located in the Greek state specifically in the city of Rhodes. It was built by the Greeks and was destroyed as a result of a devastating earthquake that struck the city in 226 BC.
Lighthouse of Alexandria
The history of the construction of the Lighthouse of Alexandria dates back to 280 BC, and it is located in the Arab Republic of Egypt in particular in the city of Alexandria, as it was built by the Greek Ptolemies, and was destroyed as a result of a devastating earthquake that struck the city between 1303 AD and 1480 CE.