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Tango0123 Nov 2023 8:53 p.m. PST

"The Rome in 3D project, a virtual reconstruction of ancient Rome at its architectural maximum in the 4th century, has released two new engrossing videos: a flythrough of the Circus Maximus and of the center of the Eternal City after it was sacked by the Visigoths under Alaric in 410 A.D. Both of these videos are unusual among the Rome in 3D oeuvre.

The Circus Maximus has a voiceover narration (a transcript accompanies it in the YouTube description) describing what we know about the great arena and its use. It's still a work in progress, so there are some areas and textures that aren't quite finished. Even so, it's a magnificent Ben-Hur-from-the-sky turn around the top sports arena in the ancient world. The main features like the obelisks on the spina are beautifully detailed…"

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The Dozing Dragon Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Nov 2023 9:51 a.m. PST

Thanks for posting this.

Tango0124 Nov 2023 3:23 p.m. PST

No mention my friend…


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