Pferde auf der Saalburg. Der Alltag eines Reiters in der Römischen Armee um 200 n. Chr.
June 2, 2024

Horses at the Saalburg. The everyday life of a horseman in the Roman army around 200 AD.

Were there even horses at Saalburg? And if so, what was their life like? The lecture takes you on a search for clues about the topic of horses in the Roman army. Using the archaeological finds and historical sources, Carsten Amrhein, director of the Saalburg, and Anna Langgartner, research assistant at the Saalburg, will explain the use and equipment of horses and their riders in the fort. The relationship between humans and animals at that time will also be discussed. An entertaining lecture not only for horse enthusiasts, but for anyone interested in everyday Roman life in Saalburg Castle.

Speakers: Dr. Carsten Amrhein (Director of the Saalburg) and Anna Langgartner (scientific employee of the Saalburg)

from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m

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