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Roman amphitheatre found in Yorkshire

A lost Roman amphitheatre has been found atop a hill in northern England. Crowning the summit of Studforth Hill, the oval arena would have combined spectacles and entertainments with a magnificent 360-degree view, making it the equivalent of a national theatre of the north. The find by Cambridge University archaeologists – led

Location of King Arthur’s Round table found

Historians believe they have found the location of King Arthur's famous Round Table, and that it isn't a table at all, but rather a Roman amphitheatre. The experts believe that Camelot could in fact have been Chester Amphitheatre, a huge stone-and-wood structure capable of holding up to 10,000 people. They

Lost Roman amphitheatre rediscovered

A Roman amphitheatre first discovered in the 1860s then lost again, has been refound. The structure at "Portus," the Romans' ancient Mediterranean port, has remained undiscovered for eighteen centuries until now. University of Southampton archaeologists have just this summer uncovered the remains of an amphitheater, a Roman warehouse and the ruins of an Imperial

Amphitheatre found at ancient port outside Rome

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient Roman amphitheatre at an ancient port outside of Rome. The team, led by the University of Southampton, say the arena could have held up to 2,000 people and been used for gladiator games or animal baiting. It was found inside a gigantic imperial-style palace within the well-preserved

7,000-seat Roman amphitheatre unearthed in Israel

A 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre has been unearthed near Tiberias, in Israel. The late Professor Izhar Hirschfeld and Yossi Stepansky, the archaeologists heading the excavation, initially stated the structure was from the 2nd or 3rd century C.E., but later quickly realized that they go all the way back to the beginning of

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