But what about the Colossus of Rhodes stood in mokrosolenoy atmosphere? In the book, Mr. Michaud, "History of the Crusades" (Russian translation, 1884) as a screensaver to Chapter XI is a drawing by Gustave Dore "in ancient lighthouse of Alexandria." Of course, it is the fruit of imagination G. Dore. Even the skyscrapers of the XX century and the Palace of Soviets in Moscow, did not think so slim as climber G. Dore. It is clear that neither the drawing G. Dore, no drawing of an anonymous author do not reflect the proportions of the hypothetical, fairy lighthouse that stood de 1500 years! And the light for 100 km! But ships else was not!