I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

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An atmospheric end to the season

The 2022 season ended for us last weekend with a small, atmospheric performance at Limes fort Pohl.

Off to the museum

The last cleaning work has been done and soon our Manuballista will be part of the state exhibition in the Haltern Roman Museum.

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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Cohors VI Asturum

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

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Equipment

You want to know how heavy a shield is and how many rings a chain mail consists? Take a look.

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Meals & Beverages

Puls for breakfast or Mulsum as an aperitif? Join us for a tour of the Roman pantry.

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