5R Festival

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The fifth edition of the Roman and Renaissance Festival from Călugăreni (H: Mikháza; Eremitu, Mureș County) will be organized on the 12th of July 2017. The visitors will have the possibility to participate at the interactive workshops held in the courtyard of the Barn Theatre and at the Franciscan monastery, to visit the exhibitions in the TIME BOX pavilions as well as the ongoing archaeological excavations from the headquarters (principia) of the military fort and from the Roman bath house. Beside the workshops and activities already established in the former years (military parade, gladiator fights, thematic exhibitions, Roman kitchen, mosaic workshop, lamp and terracotta workshop, blacksmithing, theatre, hairdressing, tailor’s workshop etc.) the main topic of the festival will focus on childhood and education, which will be presented in the frame of several interactive workshops and museum pedagogical activities, like Roman school, amulet workshop, Roman games, Latin language contest. Another novelty will be represented by the activities on the same topic carried out in the courtyard of the Franciscan monastery, which will focus on school and education in the context of the monastic life (Latin language (catechesis), arithmetic, natural sciences, geography, and botany) and by the Renaissance dance show. The event will finish with the Early Music concert held by the Flauto Dolce Group and with the traditional torchlight parade.

Limes online competition

Limes online competitionOn the 11th of November, at 10 AM, the online registration for the Limes Online contest will begin. If you are a high school student in Mureș County and you want to participate or if you are just curious, check our site at limesonline.ro.
To participate in the contest you need to register. In order to create an account online, you have to click on Create an account, which can be found in the upper right corner of the home page. After clicking on this, the registration form will appear. After filling in all the required data, click on Registration. A mail will be sent to you from the Continue reading

Sad news

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The fieldschool from 2013

The fieldschool from 2013Archaeological investigations on the Eastern limes of Dacia

From the 21st of July until the 18th of August 17 lecturers and 50 students from Germany, Hungary and Romania have participated at an archaeological field school close to the Eastern border of Roman Dacia and it’s vicinity. The project focuses on the general investigation of the borderline, and especially on the localization of watchtowers and definition of the inner structures of the auxiliary forts and settlements belonging to Continue reading