The Pantheon

Known for its huge dome and the oculus (eye) in the middle of it, the Pantheon is one of Rome’s most wonderful engineering accomplishments. It is also a very well preserved building. In fact, it is the most well preserved building of the classical time period. The Pantheon was first built by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. […]

The Roman Colosseum

Recently I have been reading “Wonders of the Ancient World” by Justin Pollard. So I thought I would write about the Roman Colosseum, or by its original name the Flavian Amphitheatre. Yes, it wasn’t until the 2nd century C.E. until it was known as the Colosseum(it was built and completed in the 1st century C.E.). […]