The Seven Wonders of the World
Publisher: Wikibooks 2009
The seven wonders of the ancient world are seven man-made structures around the rim of the Mediterranean Sea that have been widely considered to be extraordinary feats of human engineering and design. This book will discuss the classical seven wonders of the ancient world, including their construction, life, and destruction.
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