The Colosseum, Rome, Italy, 1927. Artist: Eugen Poppel.

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy, 1927. Artist: Eugen Poppel.

2-637-177 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy, 1927. A Flavian amphitheatre built between 70 and 82 AD during the reigns of the emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian, the Colosseum could seat some 50,000 spectators. It has been estimated that as many as 500,000 people may have died in the gladiatorial games and executions staged in the Colosseum for the entertainment of Rome's citizens. From Italien in Bildern, by Eugen Poppel [August Scherl, Berlin, 1927]

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  1. Eugen Poppel, attributed to: : Author, photographer
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World Europe Italy Lazio Roma Rome

  1. 41 54 00 N , 012 29 00 E

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4614x3310
File Size : 44,744kb


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  1. 2-637-177
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