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 […]

The Great Pyramid of Giza

One of the oldest, probably the oldest ancient wonders in the world is surprisingly still standing today. Some wonders which may have been twice as young have not survived. The Great Pyramid was built as a tomb for the pharaoh Khufu, who lived around 2589 and 2566 B.C.E. So the birth of Jesus is closer […]