Circus of Maxentius ( Circo di Massenzio )

Circus of Maxentius ( Circo di Massenzio )


Rome, Italy (IT)
Circus built as part of a funerary complex by the emperor Maxentius.

The Circus of Maxentius, built at the beginning of the fourth century near the Via Appia. It is the best preserved of all Roman circuses. It was 513 meters long and 91 meters wide, and held some 10,000 people. It was part of an imperial villa that was (probably) never used.
Circus built as part of a funerary complex by the emperor Maxentius.

The Circus of Maxentius, built at the beginning of the fourth century near the Via Appia. It is the best preserved of all Roman circuses. It was 513 meters long and 91 meters wide, and held some 10,000 people. It was part of an imperial villa that was (probably) never used.
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