chariot racing javelin and lots of other sports
In ancient Greece, the Hippodrome was a great place to see a chariot race.
Chariots are important because they helped people in ancient times get from place to place. Also they were used in circuses(arenas in ancient rome and shows in them) for the entertainment of others.
It could have been, most likely, perhaps during gladiatorial combat, but most of the chariot racing would have taken place in the Circvs Maximvs, built especially for chariot racing.
The Circus Maximus was the main arena for chariot racing in ancient Rome. It was located between Palatine Hill and Aventine Hill.
Greek Chariot Racing took place in the Hippodrome.Chariot races were held in a long narrow stadium known as a "hippodrome" in the Greek world and a "circus" in the Roman world.If you use Google Earth to look at the ruins of Tyre in the Lebanon, or south-east of Haghia Sophia in Istanbul, or by the forum in Rome, you will see the typical shape of a hippodrome (Hippo is the root for horse, ie hippopotamus= water horse).
A Colosseum is a place where events such as Chariot Racing and Gladiator Fights occur
The acitvity at the Circus Maximus was chariot racing and its related religious ceremonies.
Chariot racing, from 600 BC.
An assembly place of marketplace in ancient Greece was called an agora.
Ancient Roman chariot races took place in a circus. Circus in Roman terms meant a ring or an oval course for running races. The largest was the Circus Maximus, which some say could hold 100,000 people. There were also the Circus Flaminius and the Circus Maritimus.
Ancient Greece was a fun place to be at!