He had risen also; they stood side by side under the statue of Diana; some people had come into the amphitheatre below.
But the Christians, you know, frequent not the amphitheatre.
The amphitheatre bent above the parquette its garland of diamonds, hair, gauze, and satin.
Much that belonged to Macer of the amphitheatre, and Macer the soldier, cleaves to him now.
The larger axis of the amphitheatre was apparently about one hundred and ten yards, and the shorter eighty-five or thereabouts.
It is the chief town of Somersetshire, and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of hills.
Kirby, on the threshold of the amphitheatre, squared his shoulders and held his head high.
We all sat in a row, on steps, as in an amphitheatre, but in straight lines.
To the Roman period belong the remains of an amphitheatre and numerous inscriptions.
The amphitheatre is still in existence, and was excavated in 1887.
late 14c., from Latin amphitheatrum, from Greek amphitheatron "double theater, amphitheater," neuter of amphitheatros "with spectators all around," from amphi- "on both sides" (see amphi-) + theatron "theater" (see theater). Classical theaters were semi-circles, thus two together made an amphi-theater.