Audio Tour-Colosseum (Rome)

Audio Tour-Colosseum (Rome)

01-History

History. It is the most known monument of Rome and the symbol of this city. The Amphitheatrum Flavium, Colosseum or...

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02-Exterior

Exterior. The exterior part of the monument is a partially intact wall while the inner portion remains relatively...

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03-Interior seating

The Colosseum is an entirely free-standing structure unlike earlier Greek theatres that were built into hillsides. It...

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04-Velarium

Velarium. The Colosseum builders positioned 250 mast corbels around the top of the attic. They originally supported...

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05-Arena

Arena. The Latin word for sand is arena. The arena was comprised of a wooden floor covered by sand covering an...

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06-Shows

Shows. The Colosseum used to host a large variety of events. The shows, called munera, were always given by private...

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07-The Colosseum final

The Colosseum final. The arena continued to be used for contests well into the 6th century, with gladiatorial fights...

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