The Colossus of Rhodes: The Mystery Behind the Tallest Statue in the Ancient World (foto YouTube)
The Colossus of Rhodes: The Mystery Behind the Tallest Statue in the Ancient World
Published 23 dec. 2020
In this long instalment of Trey the Explainer, I will discuss the mysterious origins, history, and fate of the Colossus of Rhodes: Seventh Wonder of the Ancient World. We will learn a lot about Hellenistic history, Greek archaeology, ancient art, and the nature of building too tall. I hope you enjoy and learn something new from this video!
1:58 Brief History of Rhodes
6:14 The Construction
12:33 Sources and Myth Telling
18:24 Archaeology of the Colossus
21:10 Alexander and the Colossus
23:50 JoJo Pose
27:32 Then the Earth Shook
31:25 Where did it stand?
33:23 The Giant’s Legacy
Background Music used “With a Stamp“, “Life in Romance“, “An Evening A Lifetime” by Twin Musicom (https://twinmusicom.org) “Lost Frotiner“, “Elf Meditation“, “Blue Feather” by Kevin Macleod
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“Trey the Explainer Intro” by Arturo Garcia
Sound Rework by lunard ying