In the 3rd century BC, the Chief Librarian
of the Library in Alexandria compiled
a list of "Wonders of
the World," but the list
we go by today was compiled during
the Middle Ages.
By the time the list was compiled,
many of the Wonders had been reduced
to rubble, but they live on
in legend all the same.
Two of the Wonders are in Aegean
Scant remains of the Artemision at Ephesus.
Note the storks' nest on top.
The Wonders not in Turkey are:
Great Pyramid at Giza (Egypt: still there)
Colossus of Rhodes (Greece: gone)
Lighthouse (Pharos) of Alexandria (Egypt: gone)
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon (Iraq: gone)
Statue of Zeus at Olympia (Greece: gone)
—by Tom Brosnahan
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