Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Colosseum Rome

Item number 594

Item ID 15915

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Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Colosseum Rome

To cut colored model and stick together!

Material: paper, cardboard

Number of sheets: 13,5

Scale: 1: 400

Difficulty: 2

Additionally necessary: ​​paper scissors, glue
Helpful tools: scalpel, bone folder, small clamps and needles for fixing

The manufacturer classifies his models in five levels of difficulty one:

"Children Model": very light and with childlike motifs
"0": beginners model
"1": Easy
"2": Medium
"3": Heavy

The Colosseum in Rome was the largest amphitheater in the ancient world and a model for the Arena of Verona, Arles, Nimes, etc. In Roman times it was known as the Flavian Amphitheater, the first in the Middle Ages from the 11th century by the name Colosseum (because of the 35 was meter statue there) displaced. 188 m degree of elliptical construction in length and 156 m in width. It was inaugurated by 80 n. Chr., And was the site of gladiator fights and animal hunts. 100 days they celebrated the dedication. There are different estimates on how many viewers took the Colosseum, but it can be 40,000 to 70,000. So the Coliseum was a gigantic arena that was built well thought: It had, for example, inside a large number of stairways and corridors that made it possible for all the spectators were able to leave the building within an hour. Under the stage floor ducts and channels have been created, which made even the performance of naval possible. Even cages and arsenals were underground. Externally, the building was clad with stone slabs of travertine, the stairs and seats were made of marble. Until the sixth century, it was used for demonstrations. From the 13th century it fell into disrepair. It was pulled from earthquake affected, but it also served as a quarry for other buildings. So the Colosseum was inaugurated more and more into ruin until it in 1749 as a martyr place of persecuted Christians. After that the remains were backed up and restored.