The Colosseum

When was the Colosseum built and finished?

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The Colosseum (Colosseo) is a large amphitheater, whose remains still allow us to admire it in Rome nowadays, was begun by emperor Vespasian in 72 AD. The structure was completed by his son Titus in 79 AD with the official opening in 80 AD. Moreover, the Colosseum was built by Jewish prisoners.

It’s real name is Flavian amphitheater and it was commonly called the Colosseum for both its proportions and vicinity to the Colossus of Nero

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