Event

The Colosseum of the Roman Empire

Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:00to14:00
Redpath Museum Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Price: 
Included with donation to the museum

The Colosseum of Rome is the largest amphitheater in the world. After 8 years of construction, around 50 000 spectators gathered in the Colosseum to watch different sporting events and games. Learn about the materials used to build this ancient sporting arena and the various events that took place, including gladiator combats, wild animal hunts and ship naval battles. 

In English. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Colosseum of Rome, Italy.

Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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