Roots Of Knowledge Column F

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To Move A Mountain

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The underestimated sophistication of the ancients, both in monumental engineering and written wisdom, was represented in these windows’ design. Topping the column is a collage of wit as put forth through the Confucius’s teachings, Aesop’s Fables, and Solomon’s Proverbs. In a lower window is a Wonder of the Ancient World, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, a majestic marriage of architecture and horticulture.