The Romans way of Entertainment

What did the Romans do to keep themselves occupied?

Popular Entertainment

The Greeks staged public entertainments, some of these entertainments included plays and athletic events. But the Romans had a massive scale on public entertainment. They invented the round amphitheater and built stadiums across the empire.

Every Sunday at 5 PM

Do you have something important to do this Sunday? If not come down to the Colosseum to see the amazing battle of the gladiators!

Chariot Races

One of the most popular events in ancient times were the Chariot Races. In Rome they took place in the Circus Maximus. The Circus Maximus was a huge racecourse that could seat more than 270,000 people. These races were more popular and held more often than the gladiator games.

Chariot Races

Horses pulled charioteers seven times around the course. All the while fans cheered on their favorites.