I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

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A march to end the season

With a symbolic march to the winter quarters we have successfully finished our season 2019 on 13.10..

New website is online

Romans like us don't always need a workbench to be productive. For creating our new website, we simply worked with a computer.

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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Cult of Mithras

Soldiers like to ensure divine assistance. The mystery cult from the East was particularly attractive to them.

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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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