The factory of illusions in the ‘Third Rome’:Circus Maximus as a space of fascist simulation

@inproceedings{Kallis2014TheFO,
  title={The factory of illusions in the ‘Third Rome’:Circus Maximus as a space of fascist simulation},
  author={Aristotle Kallis},
  year={2014}
}
Although the site of the ancient Circus Maximus was one of the most loaded spaces of the Fascist ‘Third Rome’, it has received limited attention as a privileged site where a dizzying array of myths and illusions were entertained, simulated, and deposited as new Fascist layers on Rome’s urban and mnemonic palimpsest. Previously a decayed, ‘unsightly’, and overcrowded hodgepodge of layers of life, history, and memory, it was substantially restored, ruthlessly emptied of its previous life, and… 
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