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Building the Structure of the Colosseum

Building the Structure of the Colosseum

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The Flavian Amphitheatre, better known as the “Colosseum”, was planned and started by Emperor Vespasian on a site which had previously belonged to Nero’s private gardens. The Colosseum was to take over the place of a small lake which was drained for the occasion.

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