The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

All 7 of the commonly known ancient wonders have origin stories, except for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Experts aren’t exactly sure what it was, how it worked, who created it, or even where it was. The name of the wonder suggests it was in Babylon, but it could also have been in Nineveh. Some […]

The Pharos of Alexandria

Antipater’s list was the based for the modern day “7 Wonders List”. But it was slightly different in that one of the wonders was not the Lighthouse at Alexandria, instead it was the Wall of Babylon. This was because in the 6th century C.E., there was still remains of the lighthouse that amazed people, but the […]