Can you name the seven wonders of the ancient world? Did they even exist? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World sets the record straight, with an attractive account of each Wonder in the context in which it was built. The authors combine ancient sources with the results of modern scholarship and excavations to recreate a vivid picture of the Seven Wonders. All experts in their specialist fields, the authors bring together facts and background that are remarkably difficult to find from any other single source and establish for the first time the archaeology and locatiion of each Wonder.