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Reenactment group of Austrian Dragoons

Re-enactment group of Austrian dragoons

During a historical festival next to the Museum of Military History (Heeresgeschichtliches Museum) I saw a performance of some horsemen in the uniforms of former Austrian dragoons. It was especially interesting to see how the soldiers used to train horses to stay calm in battle.

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Reenactments Roman Empire

Roman testudo formation in Carnuntum

Reenactement of a Roman Testudo formation

At the archaeological park Carnuntum in Lower Austria a reenactment group shows an ancient Roman testudo formation, also known as tortoise formation.

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Reenactments Roman Empire

Reconstruction of an ancient ballista

Roman ballista in Carnuntum, Austria

At a Roman festival taking place in the archaeological park Carnuntum I saw this reconstruction of an ancient ballista.

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Reenactments Roman Empire

Roman legionaries in Carnuntum

Roman legionaries in Carnuntum, Austria

Roman legionaries seen at a festival on the grounds of Carnuntum, a former Roman city in the east of Vienna.

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Reenactments Roman Empire

Roman fashion show in Carnuntum

Roman fashion show in Carnuntum, Austria

During a festival on the grounds of the archaeology park Carnuntum a Roman fashion show took place. The audience was not only told about the elements of ancient fashion but also how to put on a toga. By the way the lady with the red scarf is portraying a Roman bride.