I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

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Busy end of the season

For a long time, our schedule was quite empty this year, but the end of the season was still busy.

Turning a tent into a virtual 3d object

A detailed 3D model of our reconstruction of a legionary tent is to be created from several thousand photos.

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.

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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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Auxiliaries

Whether border guards, scouts or transport mission: Auxiliaries were an indispensable part of the Roman army.

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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.
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