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  With nearly a thousand years of history in Ancient Rome, myth and folklore about gladiator battles has had a lot of time to grow.  Even the first ancient Romans to write about gladiators couldn’t come to an agreement about the origins of the battles.  Add another two thousand years and a seemingly endless number…

The Colosseum: The ins and outs of the World Wonder

It’s well-known that Rome wasn’t built in a day. However, did you know that the Colosseum was built in just five years? That kind of feat is incredibly impressive, especially since it was the biggest amphitheatre ever built. Its elliptical structure is 189 meters (620 feet) long and 156 meters (512 feet) wide, with a…