Ancient Rome

Made By: Ashtyn Reineke

The Colosseum

The Colosseum was a beautiful building in Ancient Rome. In the Colosseum gladiators fought and also they did amphitheater. Amphitheater is dramatic plays and sporting events. There were 4 floors to the Colosseum. Each of the floors had 80 arches.

Interesting facts

Underneath the Colosseum there were many rooms and tunnels. They used these tunnels and rooms for housed gladiators and wild animals. To get too these rooms they used pulleys and elevators. The Colosseum has been through many earthquakes. This has caused the south side to collapse. the last games they held was in the 6th century. Today it is the visited overreactions in Rome. 3.9 million visitors each year.

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Questions?

When did they start building? The construction for the Colosseum started in 70 A.D. How long did it take to build? It took about 10 years to build. What are some of the measurements for the Colosseum? Height: 157 feet. Perimeter: 1788 feet. Inside, 150 feet wide. 287 feet long.

Information

Address: Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma, Italy