Welcome to The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This second episode looks at The Colossus of Rhodes. The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the most ambitious and tallest statue of the Hellenistic period. It represented the god Helios, and was built to thank the gods for the victory over the fierce warmongers, the Macedonians.
Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks