Colosseum

Himanshi singh        Nov  23 , 2022

#Origin Of The Colosseum

The origin of the Colosseum dates all the way back to the great fire of 64 AD, which destroyed much of Italy's capital. 

#Origin Of The Colosseum

After four different emperors unsuccessfully replaced Nero who committed suicide in 68 AD, Emperor Vespasian ruled for 10 years, from 69 to 79 AD, along with his sons,  

#Recent History

The struggles of the Western Roman Empire, as well as the growing public disinterest of the gladiator spectacles put an end to Colosseum's period of fame, for the meantime. 

#Recent History

The last gladiator battle was recorded in 435, while the human-versus animal hunts continued for another century. 

#Construction Of The Colosseum

Since Vespasian died before the completion, the construction, taking only eight years for such a grand project overseen by the Roman engineers and craftsmen but done largely by Jewish slaves 

#Construction Of The Colosseum 

Titus and his brother and successor, Domitian, in the final stages. With an estimated 60,000 to 100,000 employed in the construction of the Colosseum 

#More On Gladiators Of The Colosseum

The gladiators that would fight each other, against animals, as well as in mock naval engagements were generally the condemned criminals or prisoners of war, working as slaves. 

#More On Gladiators Of The Colosseum

These were highly organized spectacles, with the fighters categorized by size and fighting styles. Experience, past record, and various fighting styles  

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