South Ludi

The first area of stands included twenty steps; the second, sixteen; between the second and the third stood a bored five meters high wall of doors and Windows in the third sat women, under a broad overhang supported by columns. On the cantilever, foot, were located the foreigners and slaves. On the top floor you can see Corbels support that served to attach masts to which was tied the awning or Velarium awning loomed in summer to protect the spectators from the heat. Inside, on the pavement, there are also remains of the anchorage device for systems of pulleys whereby the awning is hoisted. A huge chandelier over the arena was suspended for the night shows.

Of all the cities the best were those that were on top of the podium, especially the two boxes that were located at each end of the minor axis: North of the Emperor and the imperial, and family South of the prefect of the city and the judges however, is noted that despite the monumental building measuresRoman architects succeed that visibility was perfect from any point. In terms of decoration, is known that it was delicious, with a profusion of statues and shields of bronze, etc., but just remains of marble and stucco reliefs since earthquakes it suffered in its twenty centuries of history and considerable damage and depredations that made to disappear around the marble seats and decorative material. It was restored in the early 18th century by Stern and Vafaier. Panem et circensem: public entertainments, both which were developed in the theatre (ludi scaenic) as those who took place in the amphitheatre and circus (circus ludi) immunity important aspect of Roman society, especially in imperial times, when one of the main concerns of the emperor was to provide food and fun people. In addition to a social dimension, the games had an important political and religious aspect.