Re: [romandays] Re: newbe kid question
- Actually, volunteers like him could be rotated among the display areas; civilian, military and gladiatorial. Sort of need a coordinator for this at the event; orientation and review.
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Received: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 12:31:09 AM EDT
From: "Rick Orli" <orlirva@...>
Subject: [romandays] Re: newbe kid question
Yeah, bet 98 out of a hundred kids would like that, even though I suspect it is actually "arena-slave" . Besides official roles, no doubt he could be engaged in boffer fencing and other active fun stuff too. --- In romandays@yahoogrou ps.com, John <lycanthrope1@ ...> wrote:
> Don't forget, "arena-squire, " that is assisting the gladiators with getting gear on, holding their helmets before they engage or address the crowd, and bringing the wounded ones water and bandages. Lion food may be a bit traumatic a role for the lad, though!!!
> Strength and Honor,
> John "Mad Maximus" Ebel
> Ludus Magnus Gladiatores
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> From: Rick Orli
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> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 10:22 AM
> Subject: [romandays] newbe kid question
> A friend of mine, new to reenacting, is thinking of participating with his 12 year old son. I was asked: For the 12 year old, what sort of roles are open? Any loaner kit among 20th legion for a kid's first event (he is about 5'4)?