Rome, Italy - April 2, 2006 -- Interior view of The Colosseum in Rome, Italy on Sunday, April 2, 2006.  Its construction was commissioned by the Roman Emperor Vespasian in AD 72 and was completed in AD 80.  It is considered as Rome's greatest amphitheatre. Deadly gladiatorial combats and wild animal fights were staged there by emperors and wealthy citizens.  It had a capacity of 55,000 people..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP
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Rome, Italy - April 2, 2006 -- Interior view of The Colosseum in Rome, Italy on Sunday, April 2, 2006. Its construction was commissioned by the Roman Emperor Vespasian in AD 72 and was completed in AD 80. It is considered as Rome's greatest amphitheatre. Deadly gladiatorial combats and wild animal fights were staged there by emperors and wealthy citizens. It had a capacity of 55,000 people..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP

Filename: 040206Colosseum06.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 2 Apr 2006
Location: Rome Italy
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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