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It was capable of holding 50, spectators, who watched a variety of events. Perhaps most notable were gladiator fights, though men battling animals was also common. In addition, water was sometimes pumped into the Colosseum for mock naval engagements. However, the belief that Christians were martyred there—namely, by being thrown to lions—is debated. According to some estimates, about , people died in the Colosseum. Additionally, so many animals were captured and then killed there that certain species reportedly became extinct.
It took about 22 years and 20, workers to construct the complex, which includes an immense garden with a reflecting pool. The mausoleum is made of white marble that features semiprecious stones in geometric and floral patterns.
Its majestic central dome is surrounded by four smaller domes. However, he was deposed by one of his sons before any work began. The UN and most countries do not recognize Israel's claim to East Jerusalem, taking the position that the final status of Jerusalem is pending future negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
See Positions on Jerusalem for more information. The Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia First ed. Oxford: Oxford University. London: Cassell. The Seven Wonders of the World: ancient, medieval and modern , reprinted in the Carington Collection Retrieved October 29, America, the Land We Love. Excerpts from speeches by Woodrow Wilson , William H. Taft , and Theodore Roosevelt.
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