The seven wonders of the ancient world

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The seven wonders of the ancient world: Seven a sacred number: In Egypt and Babylon the people thought that 7 was a special number because it s the sum of three and four. Three represented the basis of a family: mother, father and children, and four because of the four directions of the compass. The Greek and later the Christians associated three with the Gods-father, Jesus and the Holy Ghost and four with the 4 elements (fire, water, air and earth). But not only in religions seven is a mysterious number even in tales as well. For example: Snow-white and the seven dwarves or seven with one blow . Antipatros of Sidon was the first who ever described the seven wonders. His book was a kind of travel guide through the ancient world. The pyramid of Khufu:The pyramid is the oldest of the seven ...

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