COLOSSEUM: COLOSSEUM Built by Flavian Rulers (Vespasian, Titus)
At opening in 80 AD
5,000 animals slaughtered
3,000 gladiator fights
Slide5: 50,000 spectators
4 stories (seating based on class level)
Arena made of wood
Wiped out hippos (Egypt), lions (Assyria), elephants (N. Africa)
CIRCUS MAXIMUS: CIRCUS MAXIMUS Biggest stadium ever (2,000 ft.)
BUILDERS: BUILDERS 11 Aqueducts built (57 miles to Rome)
Plumbing, water fountains
53,000 miles of roads (Appian Way)
ROMAN FORUM: ROMAN FORUM
ROMAN BATHS: ROMAN BATHS 900 baths in Ancient Rome
Held from 300 to 1500 people
ROMAN HOUSE: ROMAN HOUSE
Famous Sayings:: Famous Sayings: When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
I came, I saw, I conquered. (Julius Caesar)
Et tu Brute – “And you, Brutus”
Slide26: He fiddled why Rome burned. (about Nero)
Carpe Diem “Seize the Day”
Rome wasn’t built in a day.
All roads lead to Rome.