Wonders

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I bet you never knew there were so many!

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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Seven Wonders of the Medieval Mind

The Seven Natural Wonders of the World

The Seven Underwater Wonders of the World

The Seven Wonders of the Modern World

The Seven Forgotten Natural Wonders of the World

The Seven Forgotten Modern Wonders of the World

The Seven Forgotten Wonders of the Medieval Mind

The Forgotten Wonders

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7 thoughts on “Wonders

  1. sarsen56 says:

    Stonehenge in the medieval section?

  2. Matt says:

    I know what you mean as it is a very ancient structure (one which I’ve seen and boy was it windy that day, practically gale force! They don’t tell that in the guide books, it’s all sunny days there), and one which you wouldn’t think would be a part of the medieval mind, however there’s a quote from the website which explains this somewhat –

    “The medieval mind, just like the classical mind before it, was captivated by the wondrous things people had made. For much of the thousand-year period known as the Middle Ages, most Europeans lived in small, isolated communities; travel was difficult and often dangerous; and knowledge was confined to, and often controlled by men of the church. The great civilizations of Greece and Rome were long gone, but even so, some of their glory was still remembered. Travelers brought back tales of an incredible civilization in the East which sparked the European imagination.

    Following the third century B.C. when lists of wonders were compiled, many scholars and philosophers modified these lists to reflect their own opinions. At some point around the Middle Ages, another list appeared – the medieval world’s seven wonders.

    The surviving list holds a particular fascination because only some of its marvels actually date from the Middle Ages. The list represents almost 4,500 years of human endeavor.”

  3. nectarfizz says:

    You missed one…

    The Poetic wonder of the world:

    Matt Clendon.

  4. mr alex says:

    wowww great posts
    now 7 wonders of Turkey here they are
    Top 5 Of Turkey according to Mr.Alex
    1-Cappodocia
    2-Istanbul City
    3-Ephesus
    4- Kas Town
    5-Termessos Ancient City
    6-Pammukkale
    7-Mounth Nemrut
    link for Smyrna and Ephesus Tours http://www.ephesuswalks.com

  5. Matt says:

    Thank you Mr Alex, I will have to have a look at those too.

  6. megan says:

    I think that once you keep adding more and more categories of wonders, the wonders are no longer so special. Eventually, there might be a category of wonders for just about everything on the planet, thus nullifying the term “wonder.” Too much of a good thing isn’t always good…

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