May 1 and May 2 in Volterra, May 3 and 4 in San Gimignano there will be a re-enactment of ancient Rome :
Imagine an army of ancient Rome who march through the streets of San Gimignano and Volterra , imagine the colors and the atmosphere of that time, this is the essence of historical re-enactment Quovadis .
The event is not for profit , it is designed to raise funds for the recovery of some areas of Volterra and to encourage the study and care of archaeological areas of particular interest but which are often forgotten in favor of other instruments or objects or structures.
To evoke the daily life in Rome provides for the exposition of various items of daily use in the life of the Romans, such as board games , wooden dolls etc. During the event, attention will be devoted to food in ancient rome exhibition and tasting of typical dishes and explanation .
It will then set up an educational workshop for the production of mosaics and frescoes using natural pigments. There will also be the exposure of various types of frame and there will be an explanation of the various stages of spinning and weaving wool . This offer teaching is accompanied by the presence in costume of senators and matrons , patricians and plebeians to repopulate the area with sounds, colors and visions typical of ancient Rome .
11.30 procession through the streets
13.00 lunch at Antica Roma theme at the local settled
15.00 School gladiatura
16.00 procession through the streets
18.00 spectacle of gladiatorial fights
20.00 Ancient Rome theme dinner at the local affiliated with gladiatorial fights
WHERE TO STAY :
Villa le Ginepraie
This Villa is an Holiday home and Bed and Breakfast between San Gimignano and Volterra. we offers discounts on rooms and apartments, from 1 to 4 May for all those who wish to participate in the event.
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