Roman Entertainment Quickquiz 1. The Colosseum in Rome could seat 5,000 people. 2. Gladiators fought in the Colosseum. 3. The Colosseum had a lift to bring prisoners and animals to the arena. 4. The Circus Minimus was the largest hippodrome in Rome. 5. You could watch chariot racing at the hippodrome. 6. There were usually six teams in chariot races. 7. Chariots were pulled by horses. 8. Actors wore costumes in the theatre because the audience would not be quiet. 9. Costumes told the audience who the actors represented. 10. Women were not allowed to act in the theatre.