I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

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End of a remarkable season

The most unusual season in our history is behind us, but the review is not only negative.

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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Cohors VI Asturum

The history of Cohors VI Asturum is only know in fragments by two inscriptions.

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Artillery

Sophisticated technology, flexibility and precision made artillery one of the trump cards of the Roman army.

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Cosmetics

Styling and wellness in ancient Rome - Colorful hair and nourishing face masks are not inventions of the modern age!

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