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How did the Colisseum compare to modern stadiums?

Watch the following video then answer the questions: 

History Of Roman Colisseum - Youtube-- you can answer by your own source too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOylD1KC6kc& feature=player_embedded

 

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According to the video, there were some things that the Colosseum had in common with our modern sports stadiums.

One example of this is the system that they used of tickets and seating.  The video says that people who came to the Colosseum had to have tickets and that the tickets were not just for admission to the building.  Instead, they tickets were for specific seats in specific sections of the stadium.  This is like our current stadiums.

A second example is the fact that there was actually some amount of indoor plumbing.  There were drinking fountains in the Colloseum.  The video also claims that there were enough bathrooms to take care of the audience when the Colosseum was full.

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