I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

News and reports

Night Watch in Aliso

For some years now, members of the association have spent a weekend once a year as night watchmen on the Roman fortification in Haltern. In mid-January it was that time again.

An atmospheric end to the season

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

A sunny weekend in the park

At the end of June, we pitched our tents for a relaxed Roman weekend in front of the Roman Museum in the Xanten Archaeological Park.

Line up for the world heritage

On the occasion of the nomination of the Lower Germanic Limes as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we set up camp at the town festival in Monheim am Rhein.

The season is opened

In bright sunshine, we started up the field baking oven at the Haltern Roman Museum at the end of March.

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.

Insights, Projects & More

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.

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.

How to build a "lorica squamata"

In a detailed project report, our signifer looks back on many hours of work in building his new armour.

We are part of Public History

A new, didactic handbook takes a scholarly look at the various manifestations of Living History.

Zeichnung eines römischen Legionärs aus dem Logo der I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.