Amphitheater of Carthage, Tunisia 

The Carthage amphitheater is a Roman amphitheater built in the  1st century in the city of Carthage in the north-east of the capital Tunis , rebuilt by Julius Caesar, which became the capital of the Roman province of Africa , the amphitheater of Carthage was considered one of the greatest of the Roman empire.

It is a building of imposing dimensions whose capacity of reception is higher than 10.000 spectators. Indeed, its stands are based on a complex system of arches that protect it from the movement of the ground. In addition to theatrical performances, this space hosted various literary events and the famous Apuleius declaimed many works.

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