The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

 

The ancient Greeks compiled a list of what they thought were the Seven Wonders of the World. The list does not include Stonehenge or the Great Wall of China. They did not know about England or China. In fact, they knew very little about countries beyond the area of the Mediterranean Sea. Here is their list of Wonders:       

   

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The Pharos at Alexandria

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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon  

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The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

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The Colossus of Rhodes             

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The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

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The Mausoleum at Harlicarnassus.

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The Great Pyramid of Cheops

 

You can find out more about them in your library or on the Internet. I have compiled a short description of four of them, with a few challenges for you to try. Others might be added later.

 

The Pharos of Alexandria

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Great Pyramid of Cheops

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

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