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  1. Mosaic Roman Achievements

  2. Mosaic Roman Achievements

  3. Mosaic Roman Achievements

  4. Mosaic Roman Achievements

  5. The Colosseum • The entire base of the Coliseum covers an area of 160 00 meters squared. • Construction started between 70 and 72 AD. • Remained in use for 500 years. • Many public spectacles were held there like, mock sea battles, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and other things. • 4 floors. • 3 floors of arcades and the 4th floor is windows. • 80 arches on every floor. • Today, the Colosseum is a major tourist attraction. • Seats 50 000 people. • 48 meters High. • 188 meters long. • 156 meters wide. • Wooden arena floor is 86m x 54 • 80 entrances at ground level. Roman Achievements

  6. The Pantheon • The interior is a perfect circle. The Diameter and height are exactly the same, 48 meters. • The Walls are 6.05m thick. • The hemispherical dome has the skylight oculus of 8.9 meters in diameter. • The facade was set facing north. • The Porch was set on the site occupied by the original temple and the large rotunda coincided with the open area in front. • Two red granite columns each ate set behind the first, third, sixth, and eighth column if the facade, this forming three aisles. • The central aisle, which is the widest, leads to the entrance. • The side aisles end in two large niches destined for the statues of Agrippa and Augustus. • Behind the porch is a massive construction in brick, which joins it to the Rotonda, a gigantic cylinder with a wall that is six meters. • The doors are 24 feet high (7m) Roman Achievements

  7. Temple of Venus and Roma • It consisted of two main chambers. They were placed symmetrically back-to-back. Each chamber had four columns at the entrance. All very imposing to see. • You can see the temple from the Colosseum. • Largest known temple in Ancient Rome. • Construction began in 121 and finished in 141. • 110 meters in length. • 53 meters in width. • It was placed on a stage measuring 145 m in length and 100 m in width. Roman Achievements

  8. The Roman Baths • 225 meters long. • 185 meters wide. • 38.5 meters high. • Close to aqueducts. • Filled up to 10,000 square meters. Roman Achievements

  9. The Circus Maximus • Track held 12 chariots. • Surrounding the track was the Euripus 10 feet wide and 10 feet deep. • Protected people from animals. • The track was 600 meters in length. • 225 meters in width. • Held 150 000 spectators. Roman Achievements

  10. The Aqueducts • 10 meters high. • 300 meters long. • 2,000,000 blocks used. • 27 meters above ground level. • Never more the 100 meters apart. Roman Achievements

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