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Amphitheatres andrea bclaudiam

  1. 1. AMPHITHEATRES<br />Clàudia M 2nd C and <br />Andrea B 2nd A.<br />All roadslead to Rome<br />
  2. 2. WHAT IS AN AMPHITHEATRE?<br />An amphitheatre is an open, circular or oval building that it has got tiers of seats around a central space for dramatic or sporting events. <br />
  3. 3. COLOSSEUM<br />
  4. 4. WHERE IS IT?<br />The Colosseum is in the centre of the capital of Italy, Rome. Near of the IV TemplumPacis, “Temple of Peace”.<br />
  5. 5. WHEN WAS IT BUILD?<br />Aroundtheyears 70 and 80 AD, theColosseumwasbuild, underthecommand of TitusFlaviusVespasian.<br />
  6. 6. WHO BUILT IT?<br />TitusFlaviusVespasianwas born in Falacrinae, Italy, on 17th November in 9th AD. He wasthefirstemperor of the Flavian dynasty and ruledbetween 69-79 AD. In 70 AD, VespasianorderedbuilttheColisseum.<br />TitusFlaviusVespasian<br />
  7. 7. He died on 24thJune in 79 AD at theage of 78 yearsold. He died of a natural death(possibly suffered atyphoid) withhimsardonicspirit he said: <br /> <br />Wow, I thinki’mbecoming God! and after this he got up and he said: anemperormustdiestanding.<br /> <br />
  8. 8. DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING<br />The Colosseum is a big oval building of 189 meters long by 156 wide and 57 meters high, with an elliptical perimeter of 524 meters.<br />
  9. 9. OTHER CONSTRUCTIONS<br />Amphitheatre in Merida, Badajoz.<br />Amphithatre in Segóbriga, Spain. <br />
  10. 10. Amphitheatre El Djem, in Tunisia.<br />Amphitheatre of Capua, in Italy.<br />
  11. 11. Amphitheatre Arenas of Arlés, in France.<br />
  12. 12. WHY WAS AN IMPORTANT CONSTRUCTION?<br />The Colosseum was an important monument in Rome because it was where many of the games took place, such as, gladiatorial competitions, the hunts, mock naval battles, and more.<br />The emperor earned the respect of people and so there wasn’t a revolution. Because people thought that he was very nice and took care of them, for giving them an entertainment.<br />
  13. 13. OTHER INFORMATION<br /> The Colosseumcouldseat 45,000 spectators. Somepeoplewerenotluckyenough to have a seat in theColosseum. Ifyoudidn'tmindstanding, theColosseumcouldhold up to 70,000 spectators! <br />
  14. 14. The ancient Romans weregreatbuilders. <br />Itwasbuilt in theearlydays of the Roman Empire. Itwasdesigned to host hugespectacles.  Anyonecouldattendtheevents in theColosseum. Admissionwasfree.<br />
  15. 15. OTHER INFORMATION<br />This is wheretheancient Romans wentthere to watch bloody combats betweengladiators, and battlesbetweenmen and wild animals. This is wheretheythrewpeople to thelions! <br />
  16. 16. To see men being killed was very entertaining to the ancient Romans. On occasion, they flooded the Colosseum with water, to hold naval battles. During the battles, many competitors died. <br />
  17. 17. BIBLIOGRAPHY<br />http://www.wordreference.com/definition/amphitheatre<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1d/Amphitheatre_Palmyra_Syria.JPG&imgrefurl=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amphitheatre_Palmyra_Syria.JPG&usg=__=119&dur=845&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=193&ty=175&oei=FEo4TaLnApOKhQeMkriHCg&esq=4&page=4&ndsp=10&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:28&biw=1024&bih=420<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://scienceblogs.com/framing-<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://newmexicoindepe<br />dur=438&hovh=141&hovw=189&tx=202&ty=217&oei=TUo4TafVLdKZhQetsumKCg&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=9&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0<br />http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/FP/col/col.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colosseum<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://www.hillmanwonders.com/z_location_map/italy/map_colosseum_of_rome.gif&imgrefurl= <br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://www.brazierwedding.com/images/main/colosseum<br />&hovh=273&hovw=185&tx=98&ty=254&oei=FGg5TenaI8a3hAf4lMCfCg&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=10&ved=1t:429,r:6,s:0<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://dsOVlZwUYjxdM:&<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/64/Vespasianus01_pushkin_edit.png/474px<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3143/2760678356_9d1bbf0fae.jpg&imgrefurl=http<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_<br />http://www.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://www.thermorock<br />http://www.experts123.com/q/why-was-the-colosseum-so-important-in-ancient-times.html<br />
  18. 18. THE END!<br /><br />

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