For all those interested in learning more about what lies behind the success of the mighty armies of ancient Rome...
31/05/ Protected content - 17:00
Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna together with Legio X Fretensis is organizing a Roman weekend at Fort Rinella in Kalkara from Saturday 31st May – Sun 1st June Protected content . The army of ancient Rome was a formidable fighting force – well disciplined, organized and supplied with an array of effective and battle-proven weapons.
The sword and spear were the infantryman’s main weapon, and the spectacular military successes of the Roman legions throughout Europe and the Near East lay in disciplined battlefield application and relentless training in use of these weapons.
On this occasion talks and lectures will be taking visitors in better understanding of the courage and determination Rome had to extend the Empire. The aim is to show the soldiers life in ancient history, and prowess in the use of arms and disciplined drill with different formations on foot and horses. FWA’s initiative is meant to support Legio X and promote more awareness in all aspects of Maltese history.
Children (U/16years): Free
FWA Friends: Free