- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: December 14, 1997
Ancient artworks, period accounts and modern scholars provide a riveting look at the most fabled monuments of the ancient world.
Almost everyone has heard of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, but few know what they are much less the stories behind them. Journey back in time for a fascinating look at these awe-inspiring accomplishments of the ancients.
From the pyramids the only Ancient Wonder still standing today to the 100-foot high Colossus of Rhodes the largest bronze statue ever made this unique program explores the history of some of mankind's most incredible achievements. Period art and modern reconstructions bring these long-vanished masterpieces to life. See the incredible details of the Temple of Artemis at Ephemesia, the towering terraced of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and the massive Statue of Zeus which formed the centerpiece of the holiest temple of Ancient Greece. Visit the fragmentary remains of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus and hear contemporary accounts of the tragic destruction of the Lighthouse at Alexandria in the 14th century.
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD is a definitive look at the most fabled monuments ever built.