Circus Maximus [Present Day]

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Mark Cartwright
published on 12 June 2013
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The view of Rome's Circus Maximus in the present day. The original circus lies 9 m below ground level and was first laid out in the 6th century BCE. The present site was remodelled in the 1930s CE to resemble the original.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 12). Circus Maximus [Present Day]. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Circus Maximus [Present Day]." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 12, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Circus Maximus [Present Day]." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Jun 2013. Web. 02 Dec 2021.