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News and reports

Food and knowledge to take away

On the Whitsun weekend, we took visitors through the world of Roman cooking and baking at Limes Fort Saalburg.

International Museum Day in Bad Dürkheim

On the occasion of International Museum Day, we were guests at the town museum in Bad Dürkheim with many different themes.

Season opening at the Saalburg

We opened our season with a military camp at the Limes fort Saalburg on the weekend of 1 May.

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.

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.