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The Colosseum. Rome, Italy

The Colosseum a.k.a. Coliseum a.k.a. Colosseo a.k.a. Flavius or Flavian Amphitheater is an elliptical structure built in 70-80 in the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone, it is the largest amphitheater in the world, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. The Colosseum was constructed during the reign of three emperors …

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Romulus, Remus and Lupa (a she-wolf)

According to a legend, Rome, Italy was founded in 753 BC by Romulus and Remus, who were raised by Lupa (a she-wolf). It’s hard to imagine what would happen to our Civilization if Lupa didn’t rescue the twins from the Tiber River. It would be no Roman Art, Sculpture, Latin literature, Music… Simply no Colosseum, no Piazza Navona, no Trevi …

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