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Antiquarium Forense seen from Colosseum
|The Colosseo (Anfiteatrum Flavium) was built by emperor Vespasiano and inaugurated in 80 A.D. In ancient times it was the site of the navy-battles, gladiator-fights, and wild animal-hunts. It could hold up to 87000 people.
Date: Jul 11, 2006
Longitude: 12° 29.43'
Latitude: 41° 53.50'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08