For the remaining circuses (those whose detailed location is not known) the point is for a location within the space of the historic nucleus of the associated town, or for a location within the associated archaeological site. Pflaum H. G., "Romanisation de l'ancien territoire de la Carthage punique" - in Antiquités africaines, 4, 1970. pp. At the turn of the 5th century, the Regio contained 19 aediculae (shrines), 89 domūs (patrician houses), 16 horrea (warehouses), 15 balneae (bath houses) and 20 loci (fountains). Het Circus Maximus was in de oudheid een groot stadion in het centrum van Rome. A.D. 50, and a portion of the land divided between the long walls illustrating the north–south roadways. Circus Maximus 1978. god. The comparative dimensions of a circus may be measured in two basic ways: by the length of the track, and by the seating capacity. Within the Forum Boarium stood the Great Altar of Hercules, the Temple of Portunus, and the Temple of Hercules Victor. Circus Maximus (v latinščini za 'največji ali velik cirkus'; italijansko Circo Massimo) je antični rimski stadion za dirke z vozovi in množično zabavo, ki stoji v Rimu v Italiji.Je v dolini med Aventinskim in Palatinskim gričem in je bil prvi in največji stadion v starem Rimu in kasnejšem imperiju. 75-118. The old Roman hippodrome (Circus Maximus) is another large green space: it has few trees but is overlooked by the Palatine and the Rose Garden ('roseto comunale'). Under de följande århundradena förbättrades Circus Maximus och byggdes ut. Other dimensions, such as the external dimensions of the structure may vary considerably depending on the location, the site, and on specific architectural characteristics. Circus Maximus may also refer to: . When in Rome 2007 is a live DVD by British rock band Genesis recorded at Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy, on 14 July 2007, during the Turn It On Again Tour.The concert was directed by David Mallet.The collection was released on 26 May 2008 in most of the world and 10 June 2008 in North America. Circus Maximus, largest of the Roman hippodromes and one of the largest sports arenas ever built. 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Histoire. A measurement taken at the end of the 4th century recorded that the perimeter of the region was 11,500 Roman feet (approximately 3.4 km), making it the smallest of the Augustan regions.. Circus Maximus (Italy); S. Tyrus (Lebanon); SW. Gortyn (Greece); W. Circus of Nero (Italy). 028.113, Henchir Fraxine/Henchir Bou Cha (anc. 3, Circus Maximus, a piece for large wind band by American composer John Corigliano The Latin word circus comes from the Greek word kirkos, meaning “circle" or "ring”. A. 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Circus Maximus (American band), a 1960s band featuring Jerry Jeff Walker Circus Maximus (Norwegian band), a 2000s progressive metal band Symphony No. The median strip was called the spina and usually featured ornate columns, statues and commemorative obelisks. map Brought to Rome by Augustus in 10 BC with the Solare obelisk and erected on the spina of the Circus Maximus. Circus Maximus (Atlas van Loon).jpg 5,238 × 4,025; 8.06 MB Those that do not display two different variations: that at Emerita Augusta (Mérida, Spain), where the carceres end is substituted by a slightly curved 'straight' end joined to the straight sides of ascending seating by rounded corners of ascending seating; and a few in which the carceres end is substituted by a second semi-circular end to produce an oval shaped arena. The alternative comparative dimension is that of seating capacity. In the aftermath of the fire, two thirds of Rome had been destroyed. Circus maximus (italsky Circo Massimo, do češtiny přeložené jako Velký cirk) je římské antické sportoviště nacházející se v Římě mezi pahorky Palatinem a Aventinem.Se svými rozměry 621 m na délku a 118 m na šířku byl největším antickým cirkem a dokázal pojmout více než 150 000 diváků. Seating capacity may vary from around 15,000 people at Gerasa (Jordan), to 150,000 (some estimates put it up to 250,000) at the Circus Maximus (Italy). V současné době se na místě cirku nachází veřejný park. The Roman circus (from the Latin word that means "circle") was a large open-air venue used for public events in the ancient Roman Empire. dans la zone du Circus Maximus et sévit pendant six jours et sept nuits en se propageant pratiquement dans toute la ville. Het circus werd voornamelijk gebruikt voor de populaire wagenrennen. It is very probable that this can be done even when the circus is buried under subsequent constructions. The turning points on either end of the spina were usually marked by conical poles, called the metae (singular: meta).. Circus Maximuksen viimeisen vaunukilpailun järjesti ostrogoottien kuningas Totila vuonna 549. (ordered initially by country; number of circuses at latest count (2012-04-01): 63), (not the circus; approximate nucleus of Roman town; centred on Pompey's Pillar), Auzia (Sour El-Ghozlane) (not the circus; historic nucleus of current town), Colonia Claudia Caesarea (Cherchell) Roman circus, Saldae (Béjaïa) (not the circus; historic nucleus of current town), Alexandria Roman town (approximate nucleus of town; centred on Pompey's Pillar), Oxyrhynchus (not the circus; archaeological site of Roman town), Lugdunum (Lyon) Roman circus (approximate hypothesised location), Mediolanum Santonum (Saintes) Roman town (not the circus; historic nucleus of the town), Corinth Roman circus (hypothesised and partially excavated location), Caesarea Maritima (Caesarea) coastal Roman circus, Caesarea Maritima (Caesarea) inland Roman circus, Colonia Iulia Augusta Felix Berytus (Beirut) Roman hippodrome, Aeminium (Coimbra) Roman town (not the circus; nucleus of the Roman town), Sirmium (Sremska Mitrovica) Roman circus (approx), Cáparra (Capera) Roman town (not the circus; nucleus of the Roman town), Italica (Santiponce) Roman town (not the circus; nucleus of the Roman town), Zafra town (not the circus; historic nucleus of town), Nova Trajana Bostra (Bosra Eski Sham or Busra Eski Şam or Busra ash-Sham) Roman circus, Laodicea ad Mare (Latakia) Roman town (not the circus; historic nucleus of the town), Abthugni (Henchir Souar) Roman town (not the circus; nucleus of the Roman town), Municipium Aurelium Commodum (Henchir Bou Cha) Roman town (not the circus; nucleus of the Roman town), Hadrumentum (Sousse) Roman circus (probable location), Municipium Septimium Aurelium Liberum Thugga (Dougga) Roman circus (approximate location), Nicomedia (İzmit) Roman town (not the circus; historic nucleus of İzmit). One circus, that at Antinoöpolis (Egypt), displays a distinct gap of some 50m between the carceres and the start of the ascending seating where there is apparently no structure. Circus Maximus. Circus Maximus / CIRCVS MAXIMVS / („circul cel mai mare”, în italiană Circo Massimo) era un stadion roman destinat curselor cu cai, pentru amuzamentul maselor din Roma. 3 (Corigliano) or Symphony No. Detail of the relief depicting scenes from the Circus Maximus in Rome, second half of the 3rd century AD, Palazzo Trinci, Foligno, Italy (45532384301).jpg 4,928 × 3,264; 8.89 MB The circuses were similar to the ancient Greek hippodromes, although circuses served varying purposes and differed in design and construction. U njemu su održavane utrke dvokolica, ali i gladijatorske borbe. The Great Fire of Rome, was an urban fire that occurred in July, 64 AD. | A00219, Délimitation du site culturel de Dougga. The simplest comparative measurement of a circus is its track length. This is the most easily measured dimension, as it only requires small excavations at either end of the centreline. Sculptures with lion fountains were added to the base in 1818. The important people sat at the bottom, near the action. Used for chariot racing, it was modelled on the Circus Maximus in Rome and other circus buildings throughout the empire. This appears to be an exception. The Roman circus had tiered seats.