Built between 70-80 AD by Emperor Vespasian, The Colosseum is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.
As stunning as it is now, could you imagine how it looked when it was in it’s prime? To witness the hustle and bustle of 50 thousand people waiting to be entertained must have been hair raising. Roman citizens flooded to the Colosseum and were there from 8 am until sunset.
So, what were the people there for? Why is the Colosseum such an important piece of Roman history? Let’s talk about what went down in this incredible wonder.