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Circus Maximus[1]

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Circus Maximus[1]

  1. 1. CIRCUS MAXIMUS
  2. 2. WHERE IS IT? <ul><li>Circus Maximus is in Rome. It was the biggest circus to there is in the Roman Empire. </li></ul>ROME CIRCUS MAXIMUS
  3. 3. WHEN WAS IT BUILT? The circus was construct on the 6th century BC, and Julius Caesar extended the circus in 50 BC.
  4. 4. WHO BUILT IT? <ul><li>We don’t know the name of the arquitect, but the emperor who founded this circus was Tarquinius Priscus. </li></ul>
  5. 5. DESCRIPTION <ul><li>Spina: the centre of the circus. </li></ul><ul><li>Arena: the horses ran the race. </li></ul><ul><li>Caeva: where people watched the race. </li></ul>
  6. 6. MORE CIRCUS AROUND THE WORLD CIRCUS OF MERIDA CIRCUS FLAMINIUS CIRCUS OF NERO CIRCUS OF TYRE
  7. 7. WHY WAS IMPORTANT? <ul><li>The building is important because people liked this types of exhibitions. </li></ul>
  8. 8. ANOTHER INFORMATION <ul><li>150.000 people could sit in Circus Maximus in Caesar’s time. </li></ul><ul><li>The circus was 600 metres long and 225 metres wide. </li></ul>
  9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY <ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.googleimages.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>      library.thinkquest.org/CR0210200/ancient_rome/circus_maximus.htm http://www.historyonthenet.com/Romans/entertainment_in_rome.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>§         http:// www.aviewoncities.com/rome/circusmaximus.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ancienthistory.about.com/od/colosseum/a/CircusMaximus .htm </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. MAKE BY: JORDI S. AND ROGER B. 2nd ESO February 2010

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