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Which Roman spectacle drew the largest audiences?

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Whereas the Colosseum, where gladiatorial combat took place, could hold 50,000 people, the Circus Maximus, where chariot races were held, had a capacity of 250,000. That’s largest than the biggest soccer stadium in the world.
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Ancient Rome grew from a tiny city into a world superpower over the course of just a few centuries thanks to an unstoppable military, a series of technological innovations that changed the world, and, of course, a string of power-hungry emperors. From the Kingdom to the Republic to the Empire, it all lasted more than a millennium, meaning there’s a lot to learn about ancient Rome. Sure, you can tell your Alexander the Great from your Caligula, but how much do you really know about life in ancient Rome?


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