The seven wonders of the ancient world have been celebrated by scholars, writers, and artists since at least 200 bc these marvels of architecture, like egypt's pyramids, were monuments of human achievement, built by mediterranean and middle eastern empires of their day with little more than crude. 5th(1) the seven ancient wonders of the world the ancient greeks made a list of places they thought people should see this list was named the seven wonders of the ancient world. New7wonders of the world (2000-2007) was a campaign started in 2000 to choose wonders of the world from a selection of 200 existing monuments. If you have been to one of the seven natural wonders of the world or maybe you just know something about one of them that you think will be of interest share it with us, people love to read stories from other people. The lucky seven represented a collection of mystical, centuries-old places and more modern constructions of limited transcendence -- chosen in a decidedly unscientific poll.
The christ the redeemer statue now is named one of the new seven wonders of the world in 1999, bernard weber started the new7wonders foundation, and eight years, 200 candidates and 100 million votes later, seven man-made structures now have something in common - they all hold the title of 'wonder. There are the seven wonders of the medieval world and the modern world, as well as the seven wonders of the natural world and underwater world -- not to mention the various lists compiled by travel agencies and the media. New 7 wonders of nature (2007-11), a contemporary effort to create a list of seven natural wonders chosen through a global poll, was organized by the same group as the new7wonders of the world campaign.
Here is a list of the current seven man-made wonders of the world these seven wonders were announced as the results to a poll held by the canadian/swiss bernard weber in zurich, switzerland bernard is a member of the new7wonders foundation which is regulated by the swiss federal foundation. Discuss why the seven wonders of the ancient world seem to be concentrated around a particular region of the world (that was the whole known world in that age) discuss why these seven places might have been called the seven wonders of the ancient world. 5) why did whoever decide on just (or as many as) seven wonders of the world 6) who decides what the wonders of the world are 7) is it important to have an official list of the wonders of the world. Seven natural wonders is global grassroots endeavor committed to protecting the natural wonders of the world the mission is to help people discover and explore the natural wonders of the world, to teach them about the wonders and the things that threaten their existence, and to inspire them to create a philosophy and practice of conservation. The new seven wonders foundation, which includes among its members the former head of the united nations cultural agency, unesco, says it is using its survey to alert the world to the destruction of the world's cultural heritage.
These seven sites were chosen thanks to a contest put on by the new 7 wonders foundation in 2007 and include places like the taj mahal, machu picchu, and the colosseum. The wonders are cultural landmarks placed in the form of a list containing the most important human-made creations, ancient greeks has chosen to have a number seven because they believed that the number seven represents abundance and perfection. The seven wonders of the ancient world are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. Seven wonders of the hellenistic world, because other stupendous wonders have existed at other times and places one of these was the temple which king solomon built in.
The seven wonders of the ancient world were a collection of remarkable constructions listed by various greek authors, including antipater of sidon and philo of byzantium the classic list featured. The seven wonders of the ancient world is a list of amazing monuments and constructions included in this list were the: great pyramid of giza, hanging gardens of babylon, temple of artemis at. The original seven wonders list started when the expansion of the greek (and later roman) empire - starting in the 4th century bc - allowed greeks to travel to the conquered provinces.
The seven wonders of the ancient world is a list of very important buildings a great greek historian called herodotus wrote, over two thousand years ago they are seven because he only wrote about the greatest structures he knew, he did not know much asia and the americas. The seven wonders of the modern world include the cn tower of toronto, the empire state building of new york city, and the panama canal are some of the engineering wonders of the modern era the delta works is a series of dams built to protect the country of the netherlands, which is at a low. New 7 wonders and more there have been many wonders of the world lists that have been compiled over the years since the original seven wonders of the ancient world, of which there is only one sole survivor - the legendary pyramids of giza in egypt. The world will decide on the new seven wonders of the world in july this year, and the taj mahal runs the risk of being toppled from its pride of place as one of the seven wonders.