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Matthew's virtual tour: Colosseum

Dr Matthew Nicholls explains more about the structure and purpose of the Colosseum through a video tour of his virtual model of ancient Rome.

In the next Step, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the Colosseum for yourself, but first join me on a guided tour around this impressive structure, where I explain more about its appearance and function.

In this tour, you’ll see that the Colosseum was only one of the elements the Romans used in a complex of specialist structures devoted to the smooth running of the games.

What kinds of facilities do you think would have been necessary to support a spectacular set of games in Imperial Rome?

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Rome: A Virtual Tour of the Ancient City

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