Monday, 29 April 2013

The Colosseum

The Colosseum
The largest and most complex of all arenas was the Colosseum in Rome. This arena was begun in ad72 and took eight years to complete. It could seat 50,000 spectators on three levels. The arena floor was built over a maze of corridors and was equipped with trapdoors and hidden entrances.

from "Action File - Gladiators" By Rupert Matthews
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Book Description

1 Aug 2008 Action Files
Action files gladiators lets you witness the awesome spectacle of gladiators in battle in this fully interactive book. Packed with fascinating facts and activities, it contains all you ever wanted to know about the warriors of Rome.

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