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The Colosseum

History* Construction * Gladiators * World Heritage Icon

Nigel Rodgers

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J H Haynes & Co Ltd
19 April 2018
The Colosseum in Rome impressed the world when completed in 80AD, continued to impress throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and still does so today. If it is still Rome's greatest landmark, an unfailing magnet for tourists, it is also a brilliant example of Roman technology at its most sophisticated, a smooth-running machine in stone, cement and marble that for centuries staged Rome's lavish if brutal entertainments. This book investigates its construction, its workings and history, including its recent triumphant restoration.
By:   Nigel Rodgers
Imprint:   J H Haynes & Co Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 270mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   740g
ISBN:   9781785211485
ISBN 10:   178521148X
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   19 April 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Nigel Rodgers is an experienced author and historian who has written on various subjects including architecture, art, history and travel.

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