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Student Stories on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon - The Seven Wonders of the Amazing World by Caitlin Edward and Dayanie Ortiz

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Dr. Stephanie Dalley, somehow, believes that she may have found the location near the ancient city of Ninevah.It wasn’t the Babylonians who created the gardens it was the Assyrians.the Assyrians conquered Babylon around a century before Nebuchadnezzar.They called their capital "New Babylon." The hand-coloured engraving, probably made in the 19th century after the first excavations in the Assyrian capitals.

 

The Hanging Gardens were described as a remarkable feat of engineering with an ascending series of glorious gardens containing a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and vines. The gardens were said to have looked like a large green mountain constructed of mud bricks.The thickness of its wall is thirty-two feet; the height of the towers is fifty cubits; that of the towers is sixty cubits, and the passage on top of the wall is such that four-horse chariots can easily pass one another.

 

 

 

This is the map(top right corner) and the timeline(whole ¾ of the picture) of all of the seven wonders of the world.It has all of the times when it started then it has the time when it ended.As you can see that the Great Pyramid of Giza took the longest time out of the rest of the seven wonders.Hanging Gardens of Babylon did not last very long it took the shortest time out of the whole seven wonders.In second is the Pharos lighthouse at Alexandria it almost lasted long like the Great Pyramid.In third is Mausoleum at Halicarnasus it almost tied with Pharos lighthouse at Alexandria.In fourth thing to happen is Colossus of Rhodes.In fifth is Statue of Zeus at Olympia.

In sixth is The Temple of Artemis, it was so close to being the shortest but it wasn’t.The final seven wonder it the Hanging Garden of Babylon it was the shortest out of the seven wonders it unbelievable to see all seven things in the past in today’s world.

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Original Release: May 23, 2017

Updated Last Revision: Jun 11, 2017


Footnotes:
1) Maarten van Hanstick, hanging gardens of babylon, https://commons.wikimedia.org, Dec/20/2015, May/23/2017, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon.jpg

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