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  • Wonders of the World 2014 wheresjenny.com Wonders of the World
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  • 2014 wheresjenny.com Meaning of Wonder A feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar.
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  • Wonders of the World 2014 wheresjenny.com The New7Wonders Foundation claimed that more than 100 million votes were cast through the Internet or by telephone. The voting via Internet was limited to one vote for seven monuments per person/identity, via telephone multiple voting was possible, so the poll was considered not scientific ("decidedly unscientific"). According to John Zogby, founder and current President/CEO of the Utica, New York- based polling ".
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  • Wonders of the World 2014 wheresjenny.com Vocabulary Ancient: B elonging to the very distant past and no longer in existence. Antiquity: T he ancient past, especially the period of classical and other human civilizations before the Middle Ages. Rim: T he upper or outer edge of an object, typically something circular or approximately circular. Poll: R ecord the opinion or vote of.
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  • Wonders of the World 2014 wheresjenny.com Ancient wonders of the world The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable creations of classical antiquity; it was based on guidebooks popular among Hellenic sightseers and only includes works located around the Mediterranean rim. The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it represented perfection and plenty, and because it was the number of the five planets known anciently, plus the sun and moon.Many similar lists have been made.
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  • Wonders of the World 2014 wheresjenny.com One of the first known lists was made by Antipater of Sidon, who lived in the first half of the second century. It survives in the collection of poetry known as the Anthologia Palatina : 1) The walls of Babylon 2) Phidias' statue of Zeus in Olympia 3) The hanging gardens of Babylon 4) The colossus of Rhodes 5) The pyramids of Egypt 6) The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus 7) The temple of Artemis in Ephesus
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  • Wonders of the World 2014 wheresjenny.com 7 Wonders of the world 2014 1) Great wall of china 2) Christ the Redeemer, Brazil 3) Machu Picchu, Peru 4) Taj Mahal, India 5) The Colosseum, Italy 6) Petra, Jordan 7) Chichen Itza, Mexico
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