Dispatches from Italy: Colosseum

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Dispatches from Italy: Colosseum

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In Rome, the Colosseum is a place where they would have deathly fights by gladiators, who were Christian slaves versus an animal until the death of one. This happened so often it became a social event for the people of Rome at the time. In comparison to today, it’s just like going to a sporting event.