The Coliseum

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If it is true that when he falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall and with her the whole world, we very much hope that the construction he may judge again for a while. ‘Opened as the Flavian Amphitheatre Colosseum was called at a later time, probably because of the enormous statue known as the “Colossus of the Sun God”, located nearby, which had the appearance of Nero. The Romans took delight in witnessing here, the fights between gladiators and wild animals or simulations of naval battles. The construction of the Colosseum was desired and begun by Emperor Vespasian, founder of the Flavian dynasty, and continued in the years to come. Titus, the son and successor of Vespasian, added two rows of seats to the structure willed by his father and to celebrate the work (80 AD), proclaimed a hundred days of games. The Colosseum is today one of the most important and representative of Rome, which imposes its majestic presence at the center of the city. What’s Near the amphitheater is easy to find the “Centurions” cute characters dressed in the typical clothing of the Roman soldiers who, in romanaccio between a joke and a photograph are joined also the tradition. Even without knowing the history and architecture, all are fascinated by the monument for which Rome is known all over the world. Watch it at night with all the lights on, it’s really indescribable!




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