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Hanging garden of Babylon was among the Seven Wonders of the World. Now it is excluded from this list possibly it doest not exist today. I often wondered whether it really existed like Great Wall of China or Taj Mahal or just imaginary only. Can some give a proper answer?

Asked by Good Citizen, 31 Jul '10 01:21 pm
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The hanging gardens of the world is still among the 7 ancient wonders of the world - that list is different from the list of the Seven wonders in which we have the great wall and the taj.
The list of the seven ancient wonders is as follwos:
Great Pyramid of Giza
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Statue of Zeus at Olympia
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
Colossus of Rhodes
Lighthouse of Alexandria
Answered by joyoti sen, 31 Jul '10 01:56 pm

 
  
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The hanging gardens of Babylon were not really hanging in the air as one would imagine. It was more of an intricately built terraced garden shaped in such a way that, from a distance it appeared to be hanging in the air. It was nourished with water by an intricate method of tunneling the water from the River and pumping it up to the gardens from river Mesopotomia.

This specific form of terraced garden architecture has been in existence from the time of 18th Century B.C, during the reign of Hammurabi. A detailed and intricate description of similar gardens in given in Wilbur Smith's book 'The Warlock' as Egyptian armies overcome the Babylonians and occupy it. But what we come to understand and is given the honour of the 7 wonders of the ancient world is what was in existence during the reign of the most famous of the Assyrian kings Nebuchadnezzar (famous by the biblical description of his invasion of ancient Israel and carrying away of the jews to begin their second major exile into ...more
Answered by Omega, 31 Jul '10 02:20 pm

 
  
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America destroyed as it was in iraq,bagdad
Answered by mohd basheer, 31 Jul '10 01:33 pm

 
  
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