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    History – Wonders of the World

    1. Great Pyramid of Giza: This article highlights the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest and most intact of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It explores its history, construction methods and mysteries such as its alignment with the cardinal directions.

    2. Hanging Gardens of Babylon: This piece introduces the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, a spectacular ascending series of tiered gardens. It covers its potentially mythological existence, its supposed location and descriptions from ancient texts.

    3. Statue of Zeus at Olympia: This article throws light on the Statue of Zeus, a gigantic ivory and gold sculpture of the Greek god Zeus. It discusses the statue’s dimensions, its significance in ancient Greek culture, and its eventual destruction.

    4. Temple of Artemis at Ephesus: This expose focuses on the Temple of Artemis, an ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis. It examines its architectural marvel, historical impact, destructions, and rebuilds.

    5. Mausoleum at Halicarnassus: This article examines the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, an astonishing funerary monument. This article provides insight into its brilliant architectural design, its partial remains and the origins of the word ‘mausoleum’.

    6. Colossus of Rhodes: This article delves into the Colossus of Rhodes, a gigantic bronze statue of the sun god Helios. It lays out details about its construction, its unfortunate destruction by an earthquake and its symbolic importance for the citizens of Rhodes.

    7. Lighthouse of Alexandria: This narrative discusses the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the tallest man-made structures for many centuries. It investigates its function, sophisticated design for the era, and its ultimate destruction due to a series of earthquakes.

    8. Great Wall of China: This article surveys the Great Wall of China, the largest man-made structure ever built. It navigates through its grandeur, construction over several dynasties, historical and cultural importance.

    9. Leaning Tower of Pisa: This piece considers the Leaning Tower of Pisa, an architectural achievement known for its unintended tilt. It explains the reasons for its slant, attempts for preservation, and its prominence as a symbol of Italy.

    10. Stonehenge: This article explores Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument in England. It ponders over its purpose, the mystery around its construction, and, the astronomical significance it is thought to have possessed.

    11. Petra: This article investigates Petra, the stunning, rock-cut metropolis in Jordan. The city’s architecture, its significance as a trade center in the ancient world, and its rediscovery in the 19th century are brought to light.

    12. Machu Picchu: The final article discusses Machu Picchu, the breathtaking Incan settlement in the Andes. It talks about its history, the theories related to its purpose, its abandonment, and its re-emergence as an important archaeological site.