Arles, France - edge of ruined amphitheatre and Rhone
Arles France - a view looking past the edge of the ruined Roman amphitheatre out over the river Rhone. The amphitheatre, which has 120 arches like those pictured all around its walls, was originally built in 90AD and hosted chariot races and hand-to-hand battles. In more modern times it has hosted bullfights, plays and concerts.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Italy. Rome. The Colosseum. 1st century A.C. Nocturnal view
Italy. Rome. The Colosseum (Coliseum) or Flavian Amphitheatre. Elliptical construction built of concrete and stone. 1st century A.C. Nocturnal view. At the background, the Arch of Constantine.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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Spain - The Roman Amphitheatre, Italica
Black and white lantern slide of the Roman Amphitheatre ruins in Italica, Seville. The amphitheatre was the third largest in Europe, seating 25, 000 spectators.. Slide number 42 of Box 148 entitled Spain Bull Fighting & Spanish Life Date: circa 1890s
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans
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