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The Circus Maximus was of very ancient origin. Its basic facilities appear to date back as far as 329 BC. Today nothing really remains but the large space, cleared of any modern buildings in the 1930's, which once was filled by the massive structure which housed as many as 250'000 spectators.

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Model of Rome in the days of
Constantine the Great,
Museo della Civilta, Rome