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Jordanian Gladiator and Chariot Games
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http://apnews1.iwon.com/article/20050703/D8B3SMF80.html
This is interesting
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#2
Quote:Jerash is the only place in the world where Roman army, gladiator and chariot performances are taking place in a genuine Roman setting.
I bet they never were in Rome during the parade, or Wroxeter, or Caerleon, or.. or..
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#3
Is this a maverick group .... Legionaires in "brown" tunics ? :wink:
Conal Moran

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#4
Heh...the Jordanians are smarter than the Greeks and Italians :lol: . Even the Turks are rebuilding the walls of Constantinople (albeit at a snail's pace). On the other hand, who wants to go to Jordan :roll: ?
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Quote:On the other hand, who wants to go to Jordan

my parents!
gr,
Jeroen Pelgrom
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"I thought it was great," Christine Nimer a tourist from Southport, Conn., said after a show Thursday. "We're headed to Rome and know we won't be seeing anything like this there.

Try Rome round april 21st, Christine dear... Big Grin
Pascal Sabas
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Quote:Heh...the Jordanians are smarter than the Greeks and Italians :lol: . Even the Turks are rebuilding the walls of Constantinople (albeit at a snail's pace). On the other hand, who wants to go to Jordan :roll: ?

US tour operators. [url:dzcjxu6m]http://www.jerashchariots.com/[/url]

"In preparation for the coming daily performances, the Jerash Heritage Company started training in Roman Army drill with up to sixteen legionaries in the hippodrome in Jerash in January of 2005. The training was led by Cajus Allius (Mr. Colin Martin) from the UK re-enactment group XIIII Legion Augusta in Vermulamium (St. Albans).

The legionaries have been recruited from retired Jordan Army and Police personnel. They very quickly learned all the commands used – all in Latin.

Further to marching, turning etc. the drills included the forming of the “wedgeâ€ÂÂ
Robert Vermaat
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