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Can you name Newton's 3 laws of motion? The 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse? The 5 pillars of Islam? The 6 wives of Henry VIII? The 7 kinds of plane triangles? The 8 Beatitudes? If you're not sure about the answers to the above this is the book for you A compendium of 101 culturally significant particulars from the fields of mythology religion literature history science mathematics art and music What Are the 7 Wonders of the World? is a stimulating fusion of facts and fu A great book for browsing or reading straight through Facts grouped by numbers includes some obscure things like What are the 9 Confucian Classics but great for magpie brains uiz lovers alike

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What Are the Seven Wonders of the World and 100 Other Great Cultural Lists—Fully ExplicatedN that makes for an invaluable reference and an entertaining diversionuestions are grouped in sections according to the number of items in their answer all the 3s all the 4s all the 5s etc so that the answers are in the form of easily memorized lists You won't find Luther's 95 theses or the 264 Popes for example but you will find everything from the 3 sons of Adam and Eve all the way up to the 24 letters of the ancient Greek alphabetThis clever format lends itself wel Definitely a 4 All sorts of interesting groups are listed and explained in numerical order Want to know about the 3 furies? The 3 musketeers? What about the 5 pillars of Islam? the 6 wives of Henry the VIII? The 7 virtues or the 7 deadly sins? The 9 orders of angels or 9 royal houses of England? I think you get it there are lots of fascinating groups or lists in this volume 101 of them to be exactThis isn't the sort of book to read from cover to cover Just dip in skip around and discover all sorts of fascinating facts

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DOC ¶ READER What Are the Seven Wonders of the World í PETER D'EPIRO í Can you name Newton's 3 laws of motion? The 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse? The 5 pillars of Islam? The 6 wives of Henry VIII? The 7 kinds of plane triangles? The 8 Beatitudes? If you're not sure about the answers to the above L to uizzing and guessing which gives it a deliciously sophisticated parlor game uality But for those who wish to delve a little deeper there are thoughtful essays to go with each answer that include fascinating details and place the list in its larger cultural or historical context Much than a book of trivia What Are the 7 Wonders of the World? offers a grand overview of the knowledge needed to appreciate many of the finest things in our cultural and intellectual lif I found this interesting book via a book club I belong to I've used it extensively in research for debating as well as writing fanfiction Encyclopedic in nature it covers a wealth of subjects from history to science to the arts and intelligently written I'd recommend it to anyone who enjoys learning