[WORLDKINGS] On this day - May 19, 2023 – The 25th anniversary of William F. Channing and Moses G. Farmer patenting the first electric fire alarm system (1857)
(Worldkings.org) The electric fire alarm system was patented by William F. Channing and Moses G. Farmer in Boston, Massachusetts.
[WORLDKINGS] Exceptional places around the world (P.8) – Petra (Jordan) : Ancient city carved in mountain.
(WorldKings.org) Petra, ancient city, centre of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman times, the ruins of which are in southwest Jordan. The city was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Mūsā (the Valley of Moses)—one of the places where, according to tradition, the Israelite leader Moses struck a rock and water gushed forth.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Big Rush Urban Adrenaline: World's tallest indoor rope swing
(Worldkings.org) Big Rush Urban Adrenaline is the world's tallest indoor rope swing.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P89. The sculpture "The Well of Moses" by artist Claus Sluter, Netherlands.
(Worldkings.org) - The Well of Moses (French: Puits de Moïse) is a monumental sculpture recognised as the masterpiece of the Dutch artist Claus Sluter (1340–1405/06). It was executed by Sluter and his workshop in 1395–1403 for the Carthusian monastery of Chartreuse de Champmol built as a burial site by the Burgundian Duke Philip the Bold just outside the Burgundian capital of Dijon, now in France.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P77. The sculpture "The Moses" by artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italy.
(Worldkings.org) - The Moses is a sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome. Commissioned in 1505 by Pope Julius II for his tomb, it depicts the biblical figure Moses with horns on his head, based on a description in chapter 34 of Exodus in the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible used at that time.