The Lighthouse of Alexandria: the Seventh Classical Wonder

Do you know what the first lighthouse in the world was? Lighthouses are fascinating structures, aren’t they? But, do we know that the first lighthouse was built around 290 BC? And, the Lighthouse of Alexandria was the first lighthouse in the world? Yes, in this article, we will learn about the world’s first lighthouse and … Read moreThe Lighthouse of Alexandria: the Seventh Classical Wonder

The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus: A Wonder of the Ancient World

Have you ever wondered where the word “mausoleum” originated from? Since the Roman era, the word has defined the tomb of an influential person. However, its origin is quite fascinating! As it can be traced back to one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. How large-scale was the Mausoleum … Read moreThe Mausoleum of Halicarnassus: A Wonder of the Ancient World

The Grand and Sacred Temple of Artemis: One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Can you guess which is the largest temple built in ancient times? The Temple of Artemis, sometimes referred to as the Temple of Diana, was the largest temple of ancient times. The temple was built to honor the goddess of fertility and twin sister of Apollo; Artemis. The temple was built in Ephesus (located in … Read moreThe Grand and Sacred Temple of Artemis: One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World