The Colosseum in Rome is probably Roman Empire’s most splendid building. The colosseum was previously known as the Flavian Amphitheater. It was the era’s largest structure. The structure quickly fell into ruins. However, till today the structure is imposing and a sight to behold.
Flavian Dynasty’s founder was Emperor Vespasian. He began constructing the colosseum in Rome in AD 72. The construction was completed in AD 80, following the death of Vespasian. The site of a manmade lake served as the site for the mammoth amphitheater. The site was an integral part of huge park of Nero, which lay in Rome’s center. Golden House and the statue of Colossus were also included. Nero’s giant statue gave the structure its present name.
The building is elliptical in shape. It measures 188 m by 156 m. It stands at an impressive height [...]