S: ITALY RUINS
BC: Originally a temple for Pagan gods, the temple turned into a catholic church in 609A.D.
FC: ITALY ANCIENT RUINS | By: Sam Mather
1: The Colosseum | The Colosseum is one of the most monumental ruins of all in Italy. It is four stories and has the capacity of 55,000, with 80 entrance points!
2: Like sporting events in ancient cultures this is a religious event.The romans say that their tradition of gladiatorial ceremony was adopted from the Etruscans. | GLADIATOR
3: It was built around 70-72 A.D. it was finished in 80 A.D. This was completed one year before Titus (the creator) died.
4: Before an emperor Titus was a military leader under his fathers command. Then when his father died he became a ruler.
5: The Colosseum has different levels for different classes of people. The lower levels are for the higher classes of people and the higher are for the lower class.
6: This is Marcus Agrippa he is the head of the making of the Pantheon. It was made for the purpose of a public temple.
7: The inside of the newest pantheon is remarkable. It is very beautiful. This ruin is a great tourist attraction
8: Todays Pantheon is not the original. The original burned down in 80 A.D. It was rebuilt by Domitian. It was burned down again in 110A.D. It was restored in 126A.D. It is the best preserved in Rome. 25FT. all the way through the building.
9: With its thick walls and large marble columns, it makes visitors have an easy impression. It is giant with more than 43mtrs. of height.