The Flavian Amphitheater, better known as the Colosseum, stands in the heart of ancient Rome. Built by the emperors Vespasian and Titus between 70-80 AD, the amphitheater is 157 ft high. Only a small portion of the original outer wall remains. Ancient sources state that over 9,000 wild animals were killed during the inaugural games in the Colosseum. The venue held between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators depending on its configuration at the time
Criptoportico, Domus Aurea, c. 64-69 AD, Rome, Italy. The servants passageway along the back of Nero’s Golden House. The corridor is built into the side if the hill.
Join Becky from The Life of B for October Squares #28. There are only two rules. The image must be square and must relate to the October theme: lines&squares.
Nothing says power, superiority, importance, command like size. The bigger, the better when it comes to religion, government, or a combination of the two. Ancient Egypt was one of the first civilizations to demonstration the power represented in size.
Join Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge: Go Big