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General view of Amphitheatre, 1st century AD, Segobriga, Spain, pictured on April 13, 2006, in the evening. The elliptical 74 m. long amphitheatre, seating almost 6,000, is well preserved. Its arena is separated from the auditorium by a podium and behind the scenes are areas for the animals, rooms for gladiators, and prayer rooms, all linked by a corridor. The spectacles would have included gladiatorial battles and fights with animals. It was in use until the 3rd century and then used as an...
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