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Circus Maximus Reconstruction

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by B. Fletcher
published on 12 June 2013
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An illustration of what the Circus Maximus chariot track of Rome might have looked like. The Circus Maximus dates back to the 6th century BCE but was at its most splendid in the 1st century CE when it had a capacity for 250,000 spectators who watched chariot races, games, gladiatorial contests and public executions.

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Fletcher, B. (2013, June 12). Circus Maximus Reconstruction. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1275/

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Fletcher, B. "Circus Maximus Reconstruction." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 12, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1275/.

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Fletcher, B. "Circus Maximus Reconstruction." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Jun 2013. Web. 07 Mar 2021.

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