The site chosen for the Colosseum was a flat area of a valley between the Caelian, Esquiline and Palatine Hills that was devastated by the Great Fire of Rome in AD 64 and seized by Emperor Nero into his private domain. The Emperor's box marked is marked by a cross.
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The site chosen for the Colosseum was a flat area of a valley between the Caelian, Esquiline and Palatine Hills that was devastated by the Great Fire of Rome in AD 64 and seized by Emperor Nero into his private domain. The Emperor's box marked is marked by a cross.

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