When people think of great Roman amphitheaters, they tend to think of the Colosseum; the most well-known and world-renowned of them all. The truth is that more Roman Amphitheaters exist including many outside of Italy including France, Greece, northern Africa and England.

Amphitheaters were large outdoor entertainment venues built by the Ancient Romans to showcase Gladiator contests and the like. They were usually built as open air, oval shaped stadiums with ascending seating for ease of viewing. Amphitheaters were originally made of wood before the invention of concrete.

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