Monaco in December. She gave Apollo's answers in a strange muttering voice. The Olympic Hockey Stadium at the Helliniko Olympic Complex. One of the best preserved circuses is the Circus of Maxentius in Roma, and Constantinople Circus is also a famous example. Temple roofs were held up by stone columns and decorated with friezes with carved stone figures. Note 4: Alfred McAlpine Stadium in Huddersfield (1994) and Bolton Reebok Stadium (1997) are the main "commercial stadia" built in the UK just after the introduction of Taylor Report, but almost all European facilities, starting from those in the UK, were largely upgraded during the. Due to their positions, these large open spaces were sometimes used for some more public activities as well, thus turning into an integral part of the city life. Taylor Report became greatly popular not just in the UK and started a deep upgrading process concerning many European stadia. The new stadia built in the three following decades or many of the already existing ones that were renovated provided themselves with viewing sectors with seats, with roofed stands and with a higher number of toilet facilities, also including food and beverage outlets in the.
Notes: Note 1: Rod Sheard, The Stadium: Architecture for the New Global Culture, Periplus Editions, 2005. Besides, unlike those in the theatre stands were often screened by a curtain screen made up of cloths actuated by ropes.
Similarly in 394, when Greece had been under the Roman rule for a long time, an edict promulgated by the emperor Theodosius who accepted the request made by Milan bishop Ambrose led to the abolition of the Olympic Games, which were regarded as a pagan. These sports facilities soon started to play key roles within the "polis". After Christian cult was legitimized by Constantine Edict, the Council of Arles held in 314 imposed a ban on the circus charioteers, actually banning the pagan practice of chariot racing and thus speeding up the conversion of circuses into non-sports public facilities. Black animal figures are typical of Corinthian pottery. The commercial stadium, the Eighties ended with a series of catastrophic events in the UK stadia: fire of wooden stands, the escalation of the violent phenomenon of hooligans and the disaster at Sheffield Hillsborough Stadium, caused in April 1989 by an overcrowded stand. In this way, stadia draw many users all the year round and turn into new urban centralities, sometimes capable of acting as catalysts for the processes aimed at their neighbourhoods' redevelopment. Their extension was usually disorderly and non-homogeneous, in order to satisfy the increasing demand for seating areas by the spectators. They wore thick-soled shoes too, to make them look taller, and padded costumes to make them look fatter or stronger. The consequence of this is that the columns aren't visible to the crowd. The first stadium, first-generation stadia were like huge hotchpotches whose purpose was basically to host a large amount of spectators in an age when there was no television and sports events could be watched just live. Olympia stadium, which was extended as the Games became popular in the whole ancient Greece, could welcome up to 45,000 spectators.