A Roman public building with tiers of seating surrounding a round or elliptical space used for gladiatorial contests and other public entertainment.

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Circular or elliptical structures in which a central performance area is surrounded by rising tiers of seats.

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Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
November 7, 2021