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World’s Oldest Surviving Amphitheater Preserved at Pompeii.

Amphitheaters, with their gladiators, executions, and macabre contests, have fascinated people for millennia. They have featured in countless novels, books, and video games. One of the best-preserved and possibly the oldest extant amphitheaters is found at Pompeii. It is one of the many structures that were protected by deep ash and debris when Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. The History of Pompeii and the Amphitheater Pompeii was originally an Oscan settlement made up of five villages. These villages united

  2 years ago ago
World’s Oldest Surviving Amphitheater Preserved at Pompeii.