Massachusetts Programs & Performers Directory : Program Description

Roman Legionary - Late Republic (Julius Caesar)

Program Categories: * Costumes * Educational Programs * Historical Programs and Characters * Miscellaneous * Museums
Audience:13 - Adult

Learn about the life as a Roman Soldier during the turbulent times of the Great Civil War between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, which brought an end to Rome's Republic and paved the way for the Empire; or the 'Other' Civil War after Caesar's death between Octavian (Augustus) and Marcus Antonius, which brought about Rome's true Empire.

This unique presentation discusses the arms and armor of the Roman soldiers, their training and combat utilizing careful research, and includes some audience participation.

Optionally the presentation can be shortened to 15-20 minutes with time for Q&A.

Fee:$290. $290 for 1, 1 Hour program plus mileage including tolls and parking if applicable or; 2+ programs at $400 with mileage included.
Group Size:up to 200
Program Length:30 minutes to 1 Hour
Facility Requirements:1 table for display items, apx. 10 feet square, 12 foot ceiling for movement. Auditorium, gym or classroom (private changing area for classroom requested)
Last Modified:03/16/2014
Comments:Reproduction weapons will not be handled by the audience at any time; wooden practice weapons will be utilized and will be under direct supervision by the presenter.

Optionally reproduction artifacts such as helmets, armor, wax tablets, etc. may be brought to be examined and handled.

Recent Library/School Appearances by Andy Volpe: Art & History:

Boston Public Library - East Boston branch East Boston, MA 617-569-0271
Holden Senior Center (contact C. Nelson) Holden, MA (508) 210-5570
The Oaks mansion (DAR Chapter House) Worcester, MA (508) 797-3530
Peabody Essex Museum (contact M. Winikates) Salem, MA (508) 745-9500
Boston College High School (contact E. Penarubia) Boston, MA (617) 436-3900
Valley View School (contact S. Longvall) North Brookfield, MA (508) 867-6690
Exeter High School (contact E. Ellis, Latin) Exeter, NH (603) 395-2400
Bancroft School (contact H. Hall-Alicandro) Worcester, MA (508) 853-2640
Franklin Pierce University (contact J. Donelan Rindge, NH (603) 899-4000

Performer’s Contact Information:

Andy Volpe: Art & History

Andrew Volpe
34 Douglas Rd
Bldg. B Red Brick Mill
Whitinsville, MA 01588
Phone: (508) 344-5764
Web Site:
Preferred Contact Method: Email
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