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July 2014 Festivals

Place Time Activity Organizer
SLRoma: Temple. Saturday 26th July 2014 10.00 AM PDT Ludi Apollinares Ritual & Tavern Party

Our festivals this month begin with the celebration of Ludi Apollinares - honouring the God Apollo. Our ritual to honour Apollo will be immediately followed by a tavern party in the Subura to celebrate the festival's beginning!

SLR: Roman religion college.
SLRoma: Circus Maximus. Saturday 26th July 2014 11.30 AM PDT. Ludi Chariot Races

As Apollo races His sun chariot across across the sky, so our Agitatores will race their chariots in the Hippodrome! Come spend an exciting day at the races, and maybe even get to race yourself!

SLR: Agitatores.
SLRoma: Gardens. Saturday 26th July 2014 1.00 PM PDT. Apollo's Poetry Contest.

As a patron of the Arts, Apollo is also the God of Poetry - and to honour Him, we will be having a poetry contest! Each contestant will read a work of his/her own composition and you will get to vote for your favourite! There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and we will all have a cool and relaxing day of poetry in the gardens!

SLR: Angelia Rees.
SLRoma: Baths of Caracalla. Sunday 27th July 2014 10.00 AM PDT. Neptunalia Ritual & Pool Party.

Our second day of festivals kicks off the Neptunalia, the festival in honour of the great God Neptune. We will be holding a ritual to honour Him, followed by a grand pool party at the ROMA baths! Dancing, swimming, and lunch is the order of the day. Come and enjoy the cool waters of ROMA to beat the summer heat!

SLR: Religio romana college.
SLRoma: Subura, auditorium. Sunday 27th July 2014 12.00 PM PDT. The Sun and Sea Grand Feast.

Our final party event of the weekend, the Sun and Sea Grand Feast! Come join us for live music by Tex Musicguy, dancing, and camaraderie as we bid farewell to the Gods Apollo and Neptune and conclude another wonderful festival!

SLR: Admins.
SLRoma: Baths of Caracalla. Sunday 27th July 2014 1.00 PM PDT. Neptunalia Water Harpastum.

Come join us as our Legio faces off in a game of Harpastum (with a twist - this game will be played in the water) in honour of the Neptunalia! Harpastum, was the ancient Romans answer to soccer/football. All citizens are invited to participate in the game or watch from the sidelines!

SLR: Legio XIII Gemina.

Details:

  • Events are arranged respecting the rules of conduct of the SLRoma and under the SLRoma officials authority.
  • Join to Nova Roma and Roma Citizens groups if have questions. Our officials will be pleased to give more detalied instructions

Rules and Requirements for Apollo's Poetry Contest

  • Info:

Apollo's Poetry Contest is open to all, whether or not you are a ROMA Citizen. You do not have to be a professional writer or poet, either. All submissions are welcome.

  • Poets:

-You MUST recite your own work - if it is discovered you have not, you will be automatically disqualified. Your poem may be long or short, and does not have to rhyme. Your poem may be about any topic with the following exception: No obscene or violent material will be accepted, though *mild* eroticism is okay.

- Compositions must be sent to the registrar (Angelia Rees) when signing up for approval. Just drop a notecard with the poem you intend to read - include the title of the poem. If it is untitled, write "UNTITLED" at the top. You have until Friday, 25th July to submit your poem.

- You MUST attend the poetry event in ROMA at 1pm on the 26th July, or you cannot be voted for. (The Contest Board requires that you be present in the sim to add your name to be voted on.) You will be called when it is your turn to read. Please be seated and enjoy the other poets until then.

  • Judging:

Entries will be judged at the end of the contest via Contest Board. Contestants cannot vote for themselves. (The contest board prevents this.) There will be cash prizes for 1st(L$1000), 2nd(L$500), and 3rd place(L$250).

Titus Iulius Sabinus 17:11, 25 July 2014 (CEST)



Conferences: June 2014

Place Time Activity Organizer
SLRoma: Vinovium, fort. Monday 23rd June 2014 11.00 AM PDT conference: A Vestal's view of Rome SLR: Cornelia Tullia Merula.
SLRoma: Subura, auditorium. Monday 23rd June 2014 1.00 PM PDT. conference: The armour of the legion. SLR: Q. Claudius Secundus.
SLRoma: Subura, beneficarius station. Tuesday 24th June 2014 8.00 AM PDT. presentation: A roman police station. SLR: Q. Claudius Secundus.
SLRoma: Subura, domus Tiburtina. Tuesday 24th June 2014 1.00 PM PDT. presentation: A roman domus. SLR: Petrus Cornelius Silvanus.
SLRoma: Subura, auditorium. Wednesday 25th June 2014 11.00 AM PDT. debate: Coming to Rome as a stranger. SLR: Aethelthryth.
SLRoma: Subura, bath. Wednesday 25th June 2014 1.00 PM PDT. presentation: An excavated roman bath. SLR: Q. Claudius Secundus.
SLRoma: Subura, auditorium. Thursday 26th June 2014 1.00 PM PDT. mythological tales: Pluto and Proserpina story. SLR: Nina Tiberia.
SLRoma: Subura, auditorium. Thursday 26th June 2014 11.00 AM PDT. debates: Discussion about the week. SLR: Cornelia Tullia Merula.
SLRoma: Subura, motel. Friday 26th June 2014 9.00 AM PDT. presentation: A roman motel. SLR: Q. Claudius Secundus.
SLRoma: Subura, auditorium. Friday 26th June 2014 11.00 AM PDT.(time can be changed if needs be) historical stories: Tales from the tavern. SLR: Lucretia.

Details:

  • Conferences and presentations are held using voice by those who present them.
  • Conferences and presentations are sustained by SLRoma archaeologists, historians and writers and the main target is a group of students who will visit the sim.
  • Events are arranged respecting the rules of conduct of the SLRoma and under the SLRoma officials authority.


Ritual: Vestalia 2014

Place Time Activity Organizer
SLNovaRoma: Roma maritima, temples area. Monday 9th June 2014 11.00 AM PDT ritual: Vestalia SLR: Cornelia Tullia Merula SLNR:T. Iulius Sabinus.

Details:



Contact: Proconsuls

For more information contact the Nova Roma's proconsuls: Cn. Iulius Caesar and T. Iulius Sabinus.

Titus Iulius Sabinus 13:29, 26 June 2014 (CEST)

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