Romano-Brittish Town: "Colonia Draconis"
The signs on the fence give information about ancient Roman and
organized into the "Top Ten Myths" about each culture.
Roman Legionary Camp and Pilum-Throwing Range
finest citizens turn out to train as auxiliaries.
all train in throwing, though many try on the Legionnaire's uniform.
Rome Struggles to Keep the Peace in the Provinces
drunk barbarians decide to prove their virtue in a javelin throwing
contest. . .
. . a dispute over the outcome turns to harsh language, and a sword
is drawn. . .
. . things go poorly for the younger Celt. Very poorly. He is slain
. . .
. . when his clansmen arrive to find his body, they are shocked and
insulted. . .
. . it is war between the Clans! Fortunately, a local Roman patrol
hears of the unrest. . .
. . the patrol moves in, separating the brawling barbarians. The Tribune
addresses the crowd. . .
. . he reminds the clans that their differences are meaningless.
They are all Rome's property now.
This does not go over well . . .
. . in a flash, the clans are united against the Romans and full-scale
battle breaks out . . .
. . though their bravery would honor any Roman, the Legionnaires are
hopelessly outnumbered. . .
. . fighting to the last, the Tribune cries defiantly, but is rushed
and stabbed in the back. . .
. . not satisfied with just victory, the barbarians use the Tribune's
own sword to take a grisly prize.
crowd eats it up!
The composite photo (bottom right) shows one of the
many people doubled over laughing at the end of the show.
OF THE GANG
Vexillations from Legio X Fretensis and Legio VI Ferrata Fidelas
as well as the
(Not pictured: Legio VIII Augusta--but very appreciated!)