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Roman Tomb Unearthed; to Everyone’s Surprise, It’s Intact – The New York Times

Excavations for an aqueduct happened upon a fourth century B.C. chamber tomb, with four skeletons and funerary wares.
— Read on mobile.nytimes.com/2018/06/01/arts/design/roman-tomb-intact.html

The mystery of the Roman ‘gate to hell’ – CNN

2,000 years ago, animals dropped dead at a temple in the ancient city of Hierapolis. Scientists have discovered the reason why.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2018/03/09/world/mystery-gates-to-hell-hierapolis/index.html

9 Places to visit in Kansas before you die!

Only in your State wrote an article about 9 of the best places to visit in Kansas. Some of the places like the Oz museum I have been to and are fun if you grew up watching the movie. Even if it is not on your regular play list. Some of the other places on the list I have not had a chance to visit yet. But I hope to, in the near future. Supporting local history is fun and makes good family entertainment.  Sometimes you have to experience it hands on and to live it to really understand why and how it happened. 

Photos: Centuries of History Revealed Beneath Roman Ruins

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Photos: Centuries of History Revealed Beneath Roman Ruins

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Colosseum : Quiz – History – Facts

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Exploring the Colosseum 

  • What was the original name of the Colosseum ? = Flavian Amphitheatre
  • What ancient civilization built the Colosseum ? = Ancient Rome
  • Who designed the Colosseum ? = Vespasian and Titus
  • Where is the Colosseum located ? = Province of Rome, Italy
  • Where did the Colosseum get its name ? = From the large statue of Nero that stood nearby.
  • When was the Colosseum built ? = 70 AD
  • Why was the Colosseum created ? = To enjoy gladiatorial combats and entertainment.
  • How many people could the Colosseum hold ? = 50,000 – 90,000
  • In what year did the emperor inaugurate the Colosseum ? = 80 AD
  • What was the hypogeum ? = A series of passages underneath the floor of the Colosseum.

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Colosseum Ancient Rome

Colosseum Interior

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Colosseum & Colossus Nero

Colosseum Plan

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Colosseum History

Colosseum Facts

Colosseum Aerial View

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The Grand Roman Forum

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Personally I find the Roman Forum to be one of the most splendid attractions in Rome. Despite the deterioration, there is still a lot of well-preserved ruins left to give you an impression of what have been once upon a time. And when you find yourself standing on

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