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Foro romano.

Reconstruction of the Roman Forum. It is a vast complex of baths, theaters, temples, racetracks, and libraries. Very crowded. Apartment living: apartment blocks (height controlled by law for safety). Forum is an open space for public use.

Римский Фронт. SPQR. Senatus Populus Que Romanus

The Roman Colosseum is one of the most fascinating massive structures of history. The development of this massive structure can be accredited to the use of concrete.

Domus cross-section ~ Romans, Usborne publishing Ltd, London, 2003

Late Roman Empire: Domus cross-section ~ Romans, Usborne publishing Ltd, London, 2003

10. insulae:  apartment blocks in which poor Romans lived.  (sometimes 6 stories high and poorly built, they often collapsed).

insulae: apartment blocks in which poor Romans lived. (sometimes 6 stories high and poorly built, they often collapsed). Shades of Marcus Didius Falco in Fountain Court.

Roman Naval Battles inside the Colosseum. No-one's sure that this actually happened, but it makes a good story.

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