"Subterranean of Colosseum" Colosseum Tip by sandysmith

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  below the stage
by sandysmith

The subterranean passages were used for the arrangement of the spectacles, and provided space for the mechanism by which scenary and other apparatus were hoisted into the arena. There were also cages for animals and rooms of gladiators. Hippos lions, elephants and many other creatures were used in the combats.

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  • Written Mar 30, 2003
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