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Colosseum
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Colosseum

The Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre is a large ellipsoid arena built in the first century CE by the Flavian Roman emperors of Vespasian (69-79 CE), Titus (79-81 CE) and Domitian (81-96 CE). The arena hosted spectacular public entertainments...
Colosseum
3D Imageby Aleksandr Reznik

Colosseum

3D view of the interior of the Colosseum in Rome, as a tourist can visit it today.
Amphitheatre
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Amphitheatre

An amphitheatre was a structure built throughout the Roman empire where ordinary people could watch such spectacles as gladiator games, mock naval battles, wild animal hunts, and public executions. Usually oval in form, the largest examples...
Roman Architecture
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Roman Architecture

Roman architecture continued the legacy left by Greek architects and the established architectural orders, especially the Corinthian. The Romans were also innovators and they combined new construction techniques and materials with creative...
Roman Gladiator
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Roman Gladiator

A Roman gladiator was an ancient professional fighter who usually specialised with particular weapons and types of armour. They fought before the public in hugely popular organised games held in large purpose-built arenas throughout the Roman...
Roman Games, Chariot Races & Spectacle
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Roman Games, Chariot Races & Spectacle

If there was one thing the Roman people loved it was spectacle and the opportunity of escapism offered by weird and wonderful public shows which assaulted the senses and ratcheted up the emotions. Roman rulers knew this well and so to increase...
Interview with Simon from Lithodomos VR
Interviewby Kelly Macquire

Interview with Simon from Lithodomos VR

In this interview, Ancient History Encyclopedia is talking to Simon Young, the founder of Lithodomos VR, which is a company based in Melbourne, about their new platform Ancient World! Simon (Lithodomos VR): Hi, Kelly. It is great to be...
Colosseum - Ancient Rome Live (AIRC)
Videoby American Institute for Roman Culture

Colosseum - Ancient Rome Live (AIRC)

The Colosseum (the Flavian amphitheater) is the largest amphitheater the Romans ever constructed, with a circumference of 545 m, height of 50 m, 189m long and 156 wide. The exterior wall of travertine stone has been estimated to 100,000 tons...
Colosseum Valley - Ancient Rome Live (AIRC)
Videoby American Institute for Roman Culture

Colosseum Valley - Ancient Rome Live (AIRC)

The Colosseum (the Flavian amphitheater) is the largest amphitheater the Romans ever constructed, with a circumference of 545 m, height of 50 m, 189m long and 156m wide. The exterior wall of travertine stone has been estimated to 100,000...
Colosseum from the Top Wall - Ancient Rome Live (AIRC)
Videoby American Institute for Roman Culture

Colosseum from the Top Wall - Ancient Rome Live (AIRC)

The Colosseum (the Flavian amphitheater) is the largest amphitheater the Romans ever constructed, with a circumference of 545 m, height of 50 m, 189m long and 156 wide. The exterior wall of travertine stone has been estimated to 100,000 tons...