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The Seven wonders of the ancient world / produced by Questar Video, Inc. ; director/writer, Rolf Forsberg.

Other author/creatorForsberg, Rolf, director, production personnel.
Other author/creatorQuestar Video, Inc.
Other author/creatorQuestar Home Video.
Format Video (VHS)
Publication InfoChicago, IL : Questar Home Video, ©1990.
Description1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Subject(s)
Abstract Philo of Byzantium, approximately 2,000 years ago, compiled a list of two statues, a temple, a roof-top garden, two tombs, and a lighthouse. Ancient Romans considered these to be the seven great man-made wonders of the world. Why seven? Six of the seven have long been destroyed, some by nature, some desecrated by humans. Only the Great Pyramid of Giza still stands in its original form and is the oldest wonder, built around 2500 B.C. The other six are the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the Pharos (lighthouse) at Alexandria. This video reveals the story behind each wonder, its location, and the people responsible for the construction and original function of each. It's all here-- the immense creativity of ancient civilizations expressed in size, majesty, and beauty, qualities which produced a sense of wonder then and now.
CreditsEditor, Bill Mallek ; narration, Don Kennedy, Paulette Sarussi, David Murphy.
Technical detailsVHS format.
ISBN0927992256
Stock numberQV 2226 Questar Home Video

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Joyner Compact VHS N5333 .S49 1990 ✔ Available Place Hold

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