I. Roemercohorte Opladen e.V.

News and reports

Roman cuisine at Saalburg castle

Under the slogan ‘Cookery and martial arts’, Saalburg Castle hosted an event last weekend. We were there with the whole range of Roman cuisine.

Cooking to kick off the season

We kicked off the season with two events for the kitchen team in February and April.

Season planning makes good progress

Our plans for the new season are in full swing. There are already many exciting events on the schedule.

Roemercohorte wishes you a happy new year

The season is over, the troops are in winter camp - time for good wishes for the new year

A weekend at the Xanten Archaeological Park

Last weekend, we pitched our tents in the Xanten Archaeological Park again.

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.

Insights, Projects & More

Behind the scenes: Material maintenance

At the start of spring, there is usually a major commitment to material maintenance. We give you a brief insight into what happens there.

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.

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