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Amphitheater in Tunisia, Carthage resort

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The Carthaginian Amphitheater was built in the 2nd century. It was a unique five-level structure that can accommodate about 50 thousand spectators.

The stage of the amphitheater is designed in such a way that it was possible to flood it and simulate navmachia. In addition to the massive aboveground part, there were also underground rooms that were used to keep wild animals participating in one of the types of gladiatorial battles.

With the advent of Christianity, the arena of the Carthaginian amphitheater began to act as a place of reprisal against representatives of this religion. So, for example, in 258 the first African bishop, Saint Cyprian and other famous representatives of the Christian religion, was beheaded here. A little bit later,

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