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A Hippodrome is just the eastern version of the Roman circus. Races would be primarily held there, although other public festivals and parades could also be held in a hippodrome just as they were in the circus.
big ones in the hippodrome
The Hippodrome was used for many things such as horseback riding, chariot races,royal ceremonies, parades, executions, and i believe animal tormenting as well.
A Hippodrome is a circular track surrounded by seats. It was used in Greek and Roman times for horse and chariot races. Current day race tracks are modeled after hippodromes.
Hippodrome, ancient Greek stadium designed for horse racing and especially chariot racing. Its Roman counterpart was called a circus and is best represented by the Circus Maximus (q.v.).
It was located in Manhattan at 6th ave and between 43rd and 44th street. It was open from1905 to 1939.
Edward Payson Weston has written: 'The great trial of endurance, at Barnum's Roman hippodrome, October, 1874' -- subject(s): Walking. 'The great trial of endurance, at Barnum's Roman hippodrome, October, 1874' -- subject(s): Walking.
The address of the Hippodrome Colony Historical Theatre Association is: 222 1/2 Putnam St, Marietta, OH 45750-3014
The name of the building or arena where the Roman chariot races were held was the Circus Maximus in Rome and the Hippodrome in Byzantium/Constantinople.
Bristol Hippodrome was created in 1912.
Beirut Hippodrome was created in 1885.