Origin of coliseum
Examples from the Web for coliseum
As the Roman emperors knew during the staging of the gladiator games at the Coliseum, so FIFA knows now: The mob must be appeased.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An alert is in place after shots were fired near the Coliseum parking lot.
“She may never climb out of this coliseum,” he tells The Daily Beast.
Gotham Book Mart closed in 2006; Coliseum Books met a similar fate in 2007.
Anyhow, he tried a triple one night at Chicago, in the Coliseum, and that was the last triple he ever did try.Careers of Danger and Daring|Cleveland Moffett
It conjured to the Subaltern's eyes the picture of the dainty little star who had sung it on the boards of the Coliseum."Contemptible"|"Casualty"
None of them spoke until they had reached a safe distance from the Coliseum.The Martyr of the Catacombs|Anonymous
Syndicate says if they have to pay so much for Coliseum, and return it, they must have remains of Forum thrown in.
Pius V, urged those who wished for relics to gather up the dust of the Coliseum, wet with the blood of the martyrs.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare