The Colosseum is a famous building in Rome. Its construction started under Emperor Vespasian in 72 and was completed in 80. The Colosseum was intended for gladiatorial combats and is shaped in a large ellipse with tiers of stone benches around a central space, and no roof.
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- amphitheater in Rome built about AD 75 or 80
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Amphitheatre in ancient Rome, begun by the emperor Vespasian to replace the one destroyed by fire during the reign of Nero, and completed by his son Titus in AD 80. It was 187 m/615 ft long and 49...
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The largest amphitheatre in the Empire was the amphitheatrum Caesareum, the amphitheatre of Caesar (also known as the Flavian Ampitheatre as the Flavian dynasty built it and also as the Colosseum due to its proximity to a colossal statue of Nero) in Rome started by Vespasian and completed and dedicated by Titus in AD 80. It could accommodate approx
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[ Neut., from Latin colosseus
gigantic. See Coliseum
.] The amphitheater of Vespasian in Rome. [ Also written Coliseum
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Amphitheatrum Flavium noun
a large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80
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• (n.) The amphitheater of Vespasian in Rome.
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giant amphitheatre built in Rome under the Flavian emperors. Construction of the Colosseum was begun sometime between 70 and 72 during the reign of ... [10 related articles]
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Colosseum is a pioneering British progressive jazz-rock band, mixing progressive rock and jazz-based improvisation. ==History 1968–1971== The band was formed in September 1968 by drummer Jon Hiseman, tenor sax player Dick Heckstall-Smith and bass player Tony Reeves, who had previously worked together in John Mayall`s Bluesbreakers
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The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium, Italian Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo), is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. Occupy
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Colosseum or Coliseum (both: kolusē'um) , Ital. Colosseo, common name of the Flavian Amphitheater in Rome, near the southeast end of the Forum, between the Palatine and Esquiline hills. Begun by Vespasian, c.A.D. 75, and completed by his son Titus in A.D. 80, it is the most imposing of Rom...
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Amphitheatre in ancient Rome, begun by the emperor Vespasian to replace the one destroyed by fire during the reign of Nero, and completed by his son Titus in AD 80. It was 187 m/615 ft long and 49 m/160 ft high, and seated 50,000 people. Early Christians were martyred there by lions and gladi...
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Colosseum is a board game by Markus Lübke and Wolfgang Kramer, published by Days of Wonder. In the game, players attempt to attract the most spectators to the events in their arena. ==Gameplay== The game is played in rounds, each round consisting of five phases (except the last round, when phase 5 is not played). In each round
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