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Asked in Ancient Egypt, Lighthouses
What happened to Alexandria?
The lighthouse of Alexandria lasted until the 1300s, until two earthquakes - one in 1303 and one in 1323. This caused great damage to the lighthouse, but failed to topple it. It finally toppled into the sea in 1326. A fort was built where it used to be. Remains of the lighthouse were found in 1994 underwater, and they are thinking about making it an underwater museum for divers. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Great Pyramid of Giza
The structure that was one of the Seven Wonders A person who remains calm in the face of pain or misfortune is calledthe Ancient World was the?
Lighthouse in the harbor of Alexandria
Asked in Ancient History, Roman Empire
What was Pantheon in ancient roman?
A pantheon is a temple devoted to all the gods rather than to just one. The original pantheon was built by Marcus Agrippa. The Pantheon that remains in Rome today was rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian. A pantheon is a temple devoted to all the gods rather than to just one. The original pantheon was built by Marcus Agrippa. The Pantheon that remains in Rome today was rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian. A pantheon is a temple devoted to all the gods rather...
Asked in Names and Name Meanings, Lighthouses, LOST
What are the names on the wheel in the lighthouse on the show LOST?
All the names on the wheel are not known, but why the names are there still remains to be answered. I think the names are everyone who's ever been on the island. ...
Asked in History of Scotland, History of France
Whose remains were returned from the island of St Helena to Paris on st Andrews day in 1840?
Napoléon I (Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French)
Asked in Saints
Where is Saint Christopher buried?
We do not know where Christopher may have been buried. Some say his remains may have been taken to Alexandria. Others say that there never were any remains as Christopher was a legend and not an actual person. He is no longer universally commemorated in the Roman Catholic Church but local veneration is still allowed. ...
Asked in Animal Life, US National Parks Reserves and Monuments, Science Experiments, Rocks and Minerals
5 monuments made of sedmentary rocks?
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Are there remains of the lighthouse at Alexandria?
Sadly, no. It was severely damaged by several earthquakes, beginning in c. 365 CE (AD) to finally succumb to one in the Middle Ages & collapse into harbor. However, there are apparently still some enormous blocks from it submerged in the present harbor of Alexandria, where underwater archeological research has been ongoing... Constructed between c. 290-310 BCE (BC), it was the last of the legendary "Seven Wonders" of the ancient world to be built, and at a (presently educated estimated) height of some...
Asked in History of China
Is there a Chinese emperor ruling today?
No ,After the Xīnhai revolution in 1911 the emperor Pu Yi ,was striped of his powers but remained on the throne until being expelled from the forbidden city in 1924 by warlord Feng Yuxiang. 25 years later the People's Republic of China was declared and remains until this day. ...
Which emperor built the Santa Sophia?
Answer The Cathedral of Hagia Sophia (Divine Wisdom of God) was built by the Emperor Justinian the Great in 537 AD. It was so advanced for its time that it remained the largest cathedral in the world for the next 1,000 years, and still remains one of the most impressive buildings in the world to this day. ...
Asked in Alexander the Great
Which places did Alexander the Great name?
He named about half a dozen cities after himself. One of the most famous remains on the coast of Egypt, west of the mouth of the Nile a few hundred miles. Alexandria, Egypt, used to be home to the most famous library in the world. ...
Asked in Slavery, South America, Western Hemisphere
What was the last nation to abolish slavery in the Western Hemisphere?
Brazil was the last nation in the Western Hemisphere to abolish slavery. This happened in 1888. As an aside, it remains a mystery as to why US President US Grant invited the emperor of Brazil to open the American Centennial exhibition in 1876. At the time Emperor Dom Pedro II was the absolute dictator of Brazil. ...