Colesseum

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Colesseum mind map

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Colesseum
  1. Huge amphitheatre in Rome
    1. Derives from colloseus meaning huge in Latin
      1. 550 meter circumference
        1. Seating capacity of 50'000
          1. Could have 80'000 with standing slaves and women at the back
          2. 70 different entrances
          3. Primarily for Gladiator fights
            1. Over 20 different types of gladiator fought here
              1. Against animals or humans
                1. 5'000 animals slaughtered on one day
                2. Opening games lasted 100 days
                  1. 700'000 people died here
                  2. Also occassionly filled with water for a sea battle demonstration
                    1. Games were free
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