The 7 Wonders of Chicago
There's plenty of precedent for Chicago's Seven Wonders list. The oldest ... who lived around 250 B.C., was lost in the destruction of the Library at Alexandria. The list wasn't finalized with its traditional membership until the Middle Ages.
Alexandria Journal; Ancient World's Great Database to Get a Successor
At its glorious peak, Alexandria was the center of science and commerce ... and from the fabled lighthouse that was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. There is talk of one day transforming the waters into an underwater park.
Ancient Egypt City Aligned With Sun on King's Birthday
The Egyptian city of Alexandria, home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, may have been built to align with the rising sun on the day of Alexander ... the magnificent Royal Library of Alexandria and the 450-foot-tall (140 meters) Lighthouse ...
Alexandria the Great
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — As much as I would have loved ... The site is where 400-foot-tall Pharos Lighthouse guarded the entrance to the eastern harbor, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. A giant mirror reflected the sun during the day and fire ...
Author Illuminates Lighthouse History at Plainsboro Library
Author and photographer Kevin Woyce will present an illustrated lecture on lighthouse history at the Plainsboro Public Library at 7 p.m ... and was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Mr. Woyce ...