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A restoration project at the Colosseum in Rome has led to the startling discovery of painted red numbers on the seats of the 2,000-year-old gladiatorial arena, indicating that it likely used a seating system not unlike those found in modern sporting venues.
Archaeologists digging at a long-buried city in Italy have unearthed a massive stone monument dating back at least 300 years before the Colosseum and 100 years before the invention of mortar.
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LAS VEGAS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned singer, songwriter and performer, Elton John will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with an all new show, "The Million Dollar Piano," beginning September 28 for sixteen shows.
LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As it marks its eighth anniversary this month, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace will host the return of Celine Dion, the world-renowned artist who originally graced the stage when the venue opened its doors on March 25, 2003.
A sprawling country villa believed to be the birthplace of Vespasian, the Roman emperor who built the Colosseum, was unearthed on Friday.
Ancient Rome is being brought to life on the big screen in an effort to bring new understanding of the historic culture to tourists.
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict on Friday led a Good Friday procession and heard meditations lamenting a "diabolical pride aimed at eliminating the family," an apparent reference to gay marriage and abortion.
By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - The palace of Nero, one of Rome's most popular tourist sites, risks falling apart and must close for emergency repairs, Italy's culture minister said on Monday.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.