Ancient Rome: Gladiatorial Helmet

One of the most magnificent buildings constructed in Rome was the Coliseum. The Colloseum was opened under the ruler Titus. It was built greatly in response to the unpopular rule of Nero. It was believed by many that Nero had sent fire to a poor section of Rome, which eventually burnt down three quarters of Rome. Nero had constructed a large golden palace to for himself over much of the area burnt down; this depleted a lot of Rome's wealth and did not sit well with the people. When Nero finally committed suicide 4 different people shared the rule of Rome but did not stay in power for long. To please the people of Rome many municipal projects were undertaken. Titus had the Colloseum built. It was a four story oval shaped building that held 56,000 of Roman citizens. Here were many met their fate in great spectacles.

The games have always been a part of Roman society. They began as ceremonies that honored deceased ancestors. The most prolific of games was held in the 4th century. During a 170-day time span thousands of men lost their lives and count


 
 
 
 
 
 
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