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Old June 14th, 2006, 12:46 PM   #1

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7 ancient wonders of the world


1. Great Pyramid of Giza
2. Hanging Gardens of Babylon
3. Statue of Zeus
4. Temple of Aretmis
5. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
6. The Colossus of Rhodes
7. The Lighthouse of Alexandria

To you, which of the 7 ancient wonders of the world is the most interesting? If you can't remember what some of the are... you can find pictures and info here

http://ce.eng.usf.edu/pharos/wonders/list.html

My favorite has always been the pyramids. I am amazed at the massive ingenius structures of man.
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Old June 15th, 2006, 03:58 AM   #2
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The hanging gardens would have been an amazing site to see. How beautiful it must have been. And can you imagine that if you go to that part of the world today near Baghdad it looks in shambles.
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The most amazing is The Colossus, cause I can't even imagine how it was possible to build such thing in ancient times.
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Old June 16th, 2006, 10:18 AM   #4

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I have always been intrigued by the pyramids and how a civilization so long ago could build such massive and complex structures.

Also the Colossus of Rhodes would have been an amazng site to see before it crumbled. The sheer size of it would frightin any invading army.
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I have always been intrigued by the pyramids and how a civilization so long ago could build such massive and complex structures.
Same here. How huge they are and all the tunnels inside some that lead to dead ends. It's incredible. I doubt though I'd be able to actually go into one. I'd probably get claustrophobia!
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Old June 17th, 2006, 04:26 AM   #6
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The Collosus and the Zeus sculpture and the Gize pyramids are most amazing out of all of the wonders of the world.
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Re: 7 ancient wonders of the world


I just can't pick. Imagine what spectacular view if we could just see them in their all magnificence today
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Old January 24th, 2009, 02:48 PM   #8
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All of them are magnificent ^^

I really want to visit the Pyramids some day
After the Pyramids (or on the same rank) IŽd say the Hanging Gardens and the Colossus are the most impressive...
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The people of Rhodes must have had considerable engineering skill building a statue that straddled the harbor without collapsing under it's own weight.
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Old January 25th, 2009, 01:58 AM   #10

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The pyramids in their original ancient form, covered in white limestone and capped with a gold peak would have been an wonderful sight. And surrounded with the bustle of Egyptian live. Glorious.
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