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Beautiful reconstruction of Circus Maximus
Beautiful reconstruction of
by Katharina Huber. Circus Maximus was the oldest and largest Roman circus, situated between the Palatine and Aventine hills. Circus Maximus
From the 6th BCE to the 4th century CE the circus was rebuilt many times. Ultimately, it could hold
about 250,000 viewers. It was 544 meters long and 129 meters wide. The circus was rectangular with one side rounded.
The arena was mainly used for
chariot racing as well as circus performances and gladiator fights. Beautiful reconstruction of the Circus Maximus route Exits at Circus Maximus
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