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A century of wonders

100 years of Popular science

by Ernest Victor Heyn

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPopular science monthly.
    Statementby Ernest V. Heyn, in collaboration with past and present editors of Popular science monthly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT19 .H48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5296267M
    ISBN 100385081081
    LC Control Number72076168
    OCLC/WorldCa488403

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The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, is an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14th century A.D.

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The book gets its title from John Dryden's poem "Annus Mirabilis, The Year of Wonders, " in the epigraph. It was the year when the black death ravaged England, and the Great Fire destroyed parts of London.4/5. Many authors and organisations have composed lists of the wonders of the world that have been published in book or magazine form.

Seven Wonders of the World is a film in which Lowell Thomas searches the world for natural and man-made wonders and invites the audience to try to update the ancient Wonders of the World list. Hailed by the Washington Post Book World as "a modern classic," Robertson Daviess acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is of Wondersthe third book in the series after The Manticorefollows the story of Magnus Eisengrimthe most illustrious magician of his agewho is spirited/5.

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She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E. office supplies. In a Swiss foundation launched a campaign to determine the New Seven Wonders of the World. Given that the original Seven Wonders list was compiled in the 2nd century BCE—and that only one entrant is still standing (the Pyramids of Giza)—it seemed time for an people around the world apparently agreed, as more than million votes were cast on the Internet or by text messaging.

Strabo was a Greek historian and geographer who lived between the 1st century BC and the 1st century. Having made many trips during his life he obtained an overview of the ancient civilizations of his time, which he wrote down in two series of books, the first named "History" and the second "Geography".

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The illuminated manuscript on Marco Polo's fascinating and adventurous travels ranks among the most famous manuscripts of the Middle Ages and is considered a highlight of French book have secular topics had such an intensive echo.

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The new seven wonders of the world were chosen based on the voting of people from all over the world. The original list of seven wonders was compiled in the second century, and only the Great Pyramid of Giza is still standing.

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