Forget the Coliseum. Forget the Circus Maximus. The greatest public spectacle in Rome took place in the Forum, the political and spiritual heart of the Republic. It was here, in the shadow of the Temple of Jupiter, that the bloody and brutal passions of Rome’s leading citizens were laid out for the mob to see.
9.00 p.m. |HISTC| ULTIMATE ENGINEERING | Colosseum
The dramatic story behind the building of the Colosseum in Ancient Rome. To achieve this, the Romans used ground-breaking technology that we still use today, whilst the money to pay for this grand project enslaved a people and brought a temple crashing down.