For access to information on the specific types of Roman spectacles, please use the drop down menu above. For the purposes of this webpage not all types of spectacles have been included. Those which have been selected include the venationes, ludi meridiani, gladiatorial combats, theater events, naumachia, and chariot racing.
Please click on the above links for information on specific types of spectacles or use the drop down menu above (located below 'Background Information' and beside 'Roman Spectacles').
Photographs: The Colosseum, Rome.
For those interested in a reconstructed view of the city of Rome, with an aerial view of monuments for spectacle, please see the above video (courtesy of the Rome Reborn Project).