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We Americans today have taken a lot from the Romans, but the main thing that we have gotten from them is their structure of the buildings used for entertainment. They used coliseums for the use of amusing the town people. They would hold gladiator shows, or fights till the death as well as chariot races and killing fugitives for the use of others amusement. Another thing that they used the buildings for where; dinner theater shows for the upper class and emperors and empresses. The structure of these buildings where really important because they had to hold a lot of people due to the fact of that was usually the only means of entertainment. The building that I chose that I feel as though portrayed this is the first mariner arena. The first mariner arena is built as if it was a coliseum but in particular the pantheon; and it is used to host plays as well as the circus and other forms of entertainment in Baltimore. Although it does use arches the inside of the building uses the same structure which is kind the bowl shape. I feel as though they use this shape to fit as many people inside as possible. Another thing that I have noticed the structure for the hallways or tunnels used for the entertainment to enter in has not changed much either. Also whoever the entertainment is for that particular event is usually put in the center of the arena or coliseum so that everyone can see even if you are sitting up high. So in conclusion a lot of our buildings used for entertainment where derived from…...

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