Презентация на тему "Seven Wonders of the World" по английскому языку

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Текст слайда: SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD School №31 Kargapoltseva A. V.


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Текст слайда: Diana, Apollo's twin sister, was the goddess of the Moon. She was also the goddess of the chase and is pictured as a robust maiden in a hunting skirt with a bow and a quiver. The Temple of Diana at Ephesus was one of Seven Wonders of the World.


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Текст слайда: The pyramids of Egypt are built of huge blocks of limestone.


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Текст слайда: The largest of three pyramids, the Great Pyramid, is believed to have been built for King Khufu (Cheops). More than 2,500,000 blocks of granite and limestone were used in its construction. Its construction required the about of 100,000 men for twenty years. It was built nearly five thousand years.


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Текст слайда: Babylon was one of the' greatest cities of antiquity. The circumference of the city was forty miles, but the entire area was not covered with buildings. There were fields, orchards and gardens within the city limits. Within the city there were many magnificent buildings, including the the Hanging Gardens.


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Текст слайда: The Hanging Gardens were built by the Great King to please his Median wife, who in her native country was accustomed to mountain scenery. It was a square building of receding terraces supported by arches and columns. The terraces were covered with earth on which flowers, shrubs and trees grew.


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Текст слайда: Zeus or Jupiter (the Roman name) was represented as a man of gigantic size with curling hair and beard.


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Текст слайда: Homer tells us that the movement of his eyebrows would shake Olympus to its base. The Greeks made many statues of this deity; the most celebrated was the colossal figure by Phidias at Olympia.


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Текст слайда: The next was a great Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. The Mausoleum was the tomb of King Mausolus (died in 353 ВС), built by his widow.


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Текст слайда: The Colossus of Rhodes was a bronze statue of the sun-god Apollo, over 100 feet high, erected in 292-280 ВС.


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Текст слайда: The Pharos or lighthouse was in Alexandria. The Pharos was a tower of white marble built 270 ВС.


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Текст слайда: Of all the Seven Wonders of the world only the pyramids have endured to modern times.


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