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Thanks for sending that. It is amazing, isnt it? I studied in Rome for a
semester, so your note hit a soft spot with me.
Maggie White wrote:
> Hi, all,
> Just heard a report on NPR's Morning Edition that for the first time in
> 1500 years, the Roman Colosseum was used last night for a performance
> (Oedipus Rex). A partial restoration has taken eight years. Only 700
> people were allowed in, though, down from the original 50,000 capacity;
> they probably didn't have fire marshals back then :)
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