I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

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Successful start of the season

With a small engagement at the Family Night at the Neanderthal Museum we started successfully into the new season on 31.1.

Corona slows down Romans too

Unfortunately, the current restrictions on public life do not even stop at ancient Romans.

Roman Army at your service

The I. ROEMERCOHORTE OPLADEN e.V ("First Roman Cohort of Opladen") is a historical society which aims to reconstruct the equipment, the way of life and the everyday duty of the Roman Army and its civilian surroundings by re-enacting ancient Roman life as authentically as possible. For more than 30 years this has been done by reconstructing several items of daily use, both large and small. Many activities are carried out in cooperation with archaeological museums, where we then present the results of our work to the public.

For museums
Prsentation for museum visitors | © I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.
For Media
Romans in front of the camera | © I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

At a glance

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Due to the current situation, all events on our schedule are highly tentative.

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Emporer Vespasian

A special fixed point of time for our group is the emporership of Titus Flavius Vespasianus (69 - 79 AD).

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Marching camps

Roman soldiers traveled many miles on campaigns every day and yet had a familiar home every night.

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Roman names

Nomen est omen - and sometimes a Roman name even tells a little life story.

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Zeichnung eines römischen Legionärs aus dem Logo der I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.
LEG VI VIC
Lorbeerkranz
COH VI ASTVR