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Romans

The Roman civilization was one of the largest the world has known. At its height, the Roman empire included most of western Europe, all of Britain except Scotland, parts of Northern Africa, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and the region around Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Colosseum

The Colosseum is a vast amphitheater in Rome, built to host gladiatorial events. It was commissioned in 70 AD by the Roman emperor Vespasian. After 10 years of building, it was inaugurated by the emperor Titus in 80 AD. What … Continue reading

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Ancient Angkor

Khmer is an ancient society that lived in the region of Angkor, mostly located in modern Cambodia. The main points of tourist interest today are the huge temples and tanks built by the Angkor rulers around the period of 900 … Continue reading

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