Stephanus Ullerius Venator Piperbarbus (Nova Roma)
Stephanus Ullerius Venator Piperbarbus has been a Civis Novae Romae since a.d. X Kal Sex. ‡ Fl. Vedio M. Cassio cos. ‡ MMDCCLI a.u.c.. He first entered the New City to honor part of his maternal heritage. He stays because he continues to believe that the Res Publica is worthwhile.
He was born nearly a half century ago in Nova Britania, and spent the first half of that living there. he did moderately well in his primary and secondary schools. He fared, fairly in college.
He is a noted poet within the Religio Septentrionalis (the native beliefs of the Germanic - Nordic Tribal Peoples) and amongst his Roman friends. He has also gained note for the content and character of his prose essays on many topics. He enjoys wide-ranging conversation of either entertaining or enlightening nature.
His skills in the kitchen and brewroom bring pleasure to family and friends alike. He is also an armorer, cutler, gun smith, decorative metalsmith, tailor, leather crafter and wood wright. His interests range fom the Neolithic to the Nanolithic, as evidenced by the many 1000's of books, booklets, magazines, printouts, records, tapes, CDs and DVDs in his home.
In the broader community, he makes his living mostly in retail sales and a little from his writing and other cretive ventures. He is a US Military Veteran, Freemason, Hunters' & Firearms Safety Instructor, hunter, archer, rifleman, camper, conservationist, bird watcher, woods walker and so forth.
He loves learning (mostly in a nontraditional manner) and sharing what he has learned. He is addicted to solving crosswords.
He is staff to three cats: Silver Kestrel the Ransacker, Hildiekatt Halfshadow the Harrier and Chesepeake Bandylegs the Hunter. He remembers fondly: Tuna Cat, Queen Victoria Grey, Calamity Jane Grey, April Dancer and Cerridwen Blythe. He is fond of excess when naming his pets.
Most importantly, he has been the steadfast husband of Annia Ulleria Machiatrix since Juno's month in 1982 CE, and been her one and only (and she his) since Febraury 1978 CE.
"Fidelity and steadfastness in standing by someone through whatever life throws at you is the hallmark of a worhty life." - Venator's meditations
- Fl. Vedio (II) M. Cassio (II) cos. ‡ MMDCCLIV a.u.c.
- Q. Maximo M. Minucio cos. ‡ MMDCCLIII a.u.c.
- L. Equitio Dec. Iunio cos. ‡ MMDCCLII a.u.c.