This past August, Adam Allegro traveled to the coastal city of Pozzuoli along the Tyrrhenian Sea in southern Italy about five miles west of Naples. During his trip, he visited the Pozzuoli amphitheater, built in the first and second centuries. Its exterior is not quite as grand as the Roman Colosseum, but its well-preserved basement, as seen in these photos taken by Allegro, provides a glimpse back in time to a world of gladiators and caged lions. Allegro, an avid photographer, shares photos of his travels on his blog "Catch the Jiffy."
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