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The Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia was built in the 3rd century in the ancient Roman town of Thysdrus. It is the largest Roman amphitheatre in North Africa - holding between 27,000 and 30,000 people making it possibly the third or fourth biggest in the Empire after the Colosseum (or Coliseum) in Rome and that at Capua.. - was also used for filming some of the scenes the film Gladiator.

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The third Rome Total War Torrent game coming from the magnificent England’s Creative Assembly came as a masterpiece, redefining the meaning of games.

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The New Third Rome: Readings of a Russian Nationalist Myth (Paperback)

The New Third Rome: Readings of a Russian Nationalist Myth

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Eva Peron’s Restless Corpse Part 1 of 2

For sixteen years, the whereabouts of Eva’s body remained a mystery. Finally, in 1971, Eva’s body was discovered in a grave under a false name outside of Rome. It was exhumed and flown to Spain where Juan Peron kept the corpse in an open casket on the dining room table in his villa. Juan was now married to third wife Isabel who combed the corpse’s hair in a daily devotion. This picture was taken in 1974, twenty-two years after her death. #history #creepy #death #life

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Use the double bubble map to compare/contrast. Use in a literacy center with students using books to research more information. Then have students use the information to write a paragraph to compare Ancient Greece and Rome.

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The Third Rome, 1922-1943: The Making of the Fascist Capital (Hardcover)

The Third Rome, 1922-1943: The Making of the Fascist Capital

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Rome, Italy | The always-picturesque and uber-popular Tiber River is the country's third-largest waterway, spanning 252 miles in total.

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Mini guide: 48 hours in Rome

The Colosseum: By the 20th century, a combination of weather, natural disasters, neglect and vandalism had destroyed nearly two-thirds of the original Colosseum, including all of the arena’s marble seats and its decorative elements. Restoration efforts began in the 1990s, and have proceeded over the years, as the Colosseum continues to be a leading attraction for tourists from all over the world.

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