The Games at the Colosseum

The Games at the Colosseum

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As already mentioned, Emperors quickly realised the value of these shows as a political tool to ingratiate the public. As such, a number of valid excuses could be found to celebrate, such as a military triumph after a war, a particular victory, a birth-day or death, the opening of a public building and so on.

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