17 Oct 2013

Colosseum, Rome, Italy

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The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin:Amphitheatrum Flavium; Italian: Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone,  it was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is the largest amphitheatre in the world.  The Colosseum is situated just east of the Roman Forum. […]