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Roman soldier with Caesar and an admirer in front of the Coliseum

Roman soldier with Caesar and an admirer in front of the Coliseum

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External and internal view of Coliseum of Rome (Italy), where animal games took place in ancient Rome.

Colosseum Underground & Arena by Night

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy. visit Rome and the colosseum and other major touristy parts of Rome

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The Colosseum or Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium, Italian Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo), ...

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FIG. 231. EXTERIOR OF THE COLISEUM

I am grateful that someone had the foresight to save the colosseum from destruction. Today, over 4 million people visit it every year!

This photo shows the inside of the colosseum. There were 80 gates for the spectators to enter. It was so well organized that they could fill and empty the ...

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy.

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... if you are visiting the colosseum and are contemplating a guide, do your research. We had a 48 hour Rome pass that allowed us to visit one major ...

The Colosseum in Rome - Stock Image

The Colosseum at night

The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected to commemorate Constantine I's ...

Tuesday was our first full day in Rome. We took the Metro to the Colosseum. It was spectacular as we walked up the steps of the Metro and out into the ...

First, it is important to understand the conditions in which the Colosseum's creation came about. Rome was on the verge of a civil war.

The Roman Colosseum after its completion in 80 AD.

Just opposite the Colosseum is the Roman Forums which can be explored on the same ticket as your Colosseum pass. This is a chance to really go back in time ...

The Roman Army Knife: Or how the ingenuity of the Swiss was beaten by 1,800 years

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FIG. 230. INTERIOR OF THE COLISEUM

Colosseum - one of the world's oldest stadiums.

The Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the

Colosseum at night

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Inside the Colosseum, Rome, Italy.interesting to see a cross inside since the the Romans were not Christians

Detail of the Reconstruction of the Basilica Ulpia ...

Roman Soldiers at the Colosseum Rome - Stock Image

Rome turned 2,770 Friday and Sunday Rome's Gladiator School marched to the Colosseum. In 2002

The Colosseum in Rome - Stock Image

Below ground is even more complicated than above ground. There are many passageways, tunnels and storerooms. There were trapdoors and elevators to bring ...

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Colosseum Arched Windows by Stefano Senise

Allied tanks roll by the Coliseum during the Liberation of Rome, 1944. (Getty

Rome's birthday brings back fond — and not so fond — memories of my days in gladiator school | Dog-Eared Passport

*ITALY ~ Inside the Colosseum, Rome,Italy. Now that you've seen the amazing view of the Colosseum from Tram Tracks' tour make sure to visit the inside and ...

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She is also the patron saint of Rome, together with saint Peter and saint Paul. This popular tradition of invoking Francesca to protect motorists started as ...

ROME's landmark Colosseum is gleaming after a three-year external makeover funded by an Italian luxury goods company. But not all are happy that the upkeep ...

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy Walking around the colosseum, no words to truly describe the feeling. A bit scary at night in the dark & they were closing

THE COLISEUM

Rome - a quick photo tour

Arles, France This coliseum still has it's third story placard in place, rare for a Roman ruin

It was placed there to honor the memory of Christians who died in the colosseum. Across from where the emperor sat, ...

Gelato.

While this article is written around the coliseum at Thysdrus, I have thus far only given the reader a glimpse of the Roman conquest of Carthage, ...

The travertine surfaces of the open air stadium, where gladiators once fought lions, had been blackened by decades of home heating and traffic smog.

6 Colosseum in Rome, construction begun under Vespasian, 72 a.d.

Outside the Colosseum is the Arch of Constantine (I took this photograph from the upper tier of the Colosseum). This is the most grandiose of the three ...

Just opposite the Colosseum is the Roman Forums which can be explored on the same ticket as your Colosseum pass. This is a chance to really go back in time ...

Gladiators on the annual parade route outside the Colosseum.

Romans innovated ...

Just opposite the Colosseum is the Roman Forums which can be explored on the same ticket as your Colosseum pass. This is a chance to really go back in time ...

After visiting the Vatican, we ran across town and saw most of the ancient Roman ruins. First, we went to the Colosseum (above and left).

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Blood sport in the Coliseum at Thysdrus,Tunisia circa 200 AD

While this article is written around the coliseum at Thysdrus, I have thus far only given the reader a glimpse of the Roman conquest of Carthage, ...

The Temple of Vesta (Latin: Aedes Vestae) in the Roman Forum stands between the Temple of Castor and Pollux, the Temple of Caesar, the Regia and the [[House ...

Roman married couple seated on a sofa in front of a three-legged table.

Model of central Rome showing Colosseum, Palatine hill, and Circus Maximus; 76.

After leaving the Colosseum and passing the Arch of Constantine, we followed the Via Sacra into the ancient Roman Forum. The Via Sacra was the road used by ...

It fell into disuse with the fall of the Roman Empire and was partly dismantled at the southern end in the 6th Century AD after quake damage.

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Rome, Italy – 2008

In the center of the Forum is the ruins of the Temple of Julius Caesar. There is not much left of this ruin which was erected by Emperor Augustus on the ...

Arles, France You can see that modern entrepreneurism sits cheek to jowl to the ancient coliseum. Arles

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Gorgeous bronze quadrans. Rome mint, struck 41 AD. Three-legged modius, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG / PON M TR P IMP COS DES IT, legend around SC.

Rome Segway Tour

To understand the role of Roman Emperor, you have to start with JULIUS CAESAR. He was not an emperor, but his actions led to the enormous changes in Roman ...

I was all but ready to call it quits after the Colosseum, but there was still the Trevi Fountain to visit, as well as the Spanish steps.

FIG. 240. RUINS OF THE BATHS OF CARACALLA IN ROME

In Largo Argentina square, where the Curia of Pompey used to be, we meet and participate to the re-enactment of the assassination of Julius Caesar ...

Ruling with an iron fist: A typical Roman soldier

1) Colosseum was built as a monument of victory for the Roman people, not the Emperor.

1890s Rome

While this article is written around the coliseum at Thysdrus, I have thus far only given the reader a glimpse of the Roman conquest of Carthage, ...

Gladiators of the Empire

Started in 212 by Emperor Septimius Severus, it was finished by his son, Caracalla, in about 235 AD. It was called one of the Seven Wonders of Rome.

The Roman Forum. Don't you wish there was a guy in plastic armor standing in front of this photo?

Temple of Saturn. Temple of Antoninus and Faustina. Coliseum and Arch of Titus. Temple of Castor.

A Woman Rides the Beast by Dave Hunt

The Parthenon

Two middle aged female tourists enjoy a picnic lunch in front of the Circus Maximus Rome

Colosseum

Hard to turn my back on this view of the Roman coliseum! Arles, France

Our first night we walked down to the Colosseum. After dark, the lights on the ruins add to the atmosphere. Rome at night was one of our favorite ...

Arch of Constantine, viewed from Colosseum looking south west to Palatine Hill

The Arch of Titus in Rome

the Arch of Constantine in Rome.

Pantheon