Visual Timeline: Roman Culture

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264 BCE: First recorded Roman gladiator games organised by two sons to commemorate the death of their father.
 
105 BCE: First official Roman gladiator games.
 
 
72 CE: Vespasian begins construction of the Colosseum in Rome.
 
 
80 CE: The Colosseum in Rome is officially opened by Titus with a 100 day gladiator spectacular.
 
 
81 CE - 96 CE: Construction is finally completed on the Colosseum of Rome in the reign of Domitian.
 
 
200 CE: Roman Emperor Septimius Severus bans women fighting in gladiator contests.
 
 
404 CE: Roman Emperor Honorius outlaws gladiator games.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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