A magnificent, full colour survey of the 40 most extraordinary sights of the ancient world. Includes the Parthenon, the Great Wall of China, the lost city of Petra, the Colosseum, the Hagia Sophia, the Pyramid at Teotihuacan, Stonehenge and many more. Recreates legendary lost wonders such as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Colossus and the Library at Alexandria. Lavishly illustrated with over 120 photographs, illustrations and maps. Explains in detail each incdredible feat of ancient architecture and construction. From clasical Greece to pre-Aztec Mexico, journey through the wonders of antiquity.