Photo Gallery: Ancient Rome Reborn in 3-D

Photo Gallery: Ancient Rome Reborn in 3-D
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The Basilica of Maxentius

The last civic building constructed in the ancient city, the basilica served as a law court and imperial reception hall. The building was begun in A.D. 308 by then emperor of Western Rome, Maxentius, and finished four years later under Constantine's rule.

The basilica's central naveseen in its colorful splendor in the Rome Reborn simulationwas 265 feet (80 meters) long and 83 feet (25 meters) wide.

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