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was flooded for the staging of mock naval battles or naumachiae.
Hydraulic Calculations Relating to the Flooding and Draining of the
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Il Circo Massimo diventa a pagamento
atletiche e ai combattimenti di animali vi si svolgevano, inoltre, le naumachiae (battaglie navali): l' arena veniva inondata con le acque del Tevere e venivano simulati combattimenti navali durante i quali due opposte squadre si affrontavano.

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Naumachia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Naumachiae - The Colosseum
The naumachiae were reproductions of famous naval battles and were staged in a suitable place, that could be flooded.
LacusCurtius • Naumachia (Smith's Dictionary, 1875)
Feb 4, 2009 A naumachia was a simulated naval combat held as an entertainement by the ancient Romans, usually in a flooded amphitheatre.
Colosseum - About the Flavian Amphitheater Popularly Known as
It was developed as an improvement over the Circus Maximus for gladiatorial combats, wild beast fights (venationes), and mock naval battles (naumachiae).
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