The Romans Flooded the Colosseum for Sea Battles

This The Romans Flooded the Colosseum for Sea Battles video also includes:

A fascinating short video describes how engineers somehow were able to flood the floor of the Colosseum and conduct maritime battles to amaze and impress spectators.

8 Views 10 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Coordinate with the science department and have classes design paper boats to race across the school pool
Classroom Considerations
  • Permission is required to access the linked article about the historical accuracy of the costumes used in the Naumachia
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Provides links to other water spectacles both ancient and modern
  • None
Common Core