Experience the glory of Rome during the 1st-2nd cent. when you hire me for an interactive living history demonstration. You can choose either me, or both my wife and I to demonstrate the life and times of the Roman legions and families during the first two centuries A.D.I will bring my full armor, weapons and other related articles, and will display my soldier's gear to also provide a greater educational experience. My wife offers a unique perspective on ancient Roman music and instruments, food, attire, families and culture. Contact us to receive our website address to learn more about additional services we offer including Live webinars, historical lectures and much more.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
You will find that my wife and I have had many years of experience teaching and working in educational settings. We both love to share our passion for ancient history with others. I come fully equipped with the attire of a Roman Legion soldier of the 1st/2nd century and would be happy to demonstrate the life and times of a Roman soldier of that period, various battles and politics, and other important details. Churches and other religious groups appreciate the Biblical applications and background to provide a richer understanding of early Christians' lives.
My wife has an ever growing, amazing collection of quality ancient instrument replicas to discuss and demonstrate. She also provides a unique perspective on Roman women and families, the dress and styles, the culture, the food, activities and so much more. She heads up crafts and activities for children to feel involved--no matter what age, writes and performs Romanesque music and fun sing a long songs, and even does Ancient cooking demos! We like to offer a full range of fun and activities for all ages and levels of historical interest.
■ Master of Arts: Ancient and Classical History, American Public University, Charlestown, WV. 2009
■ Bachelor of Arts: History as well as Bible, with Greek minor, Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, Owatonna, MN. 1999
Heather has a BA in English and minor in Music, and has taught High School English, Speech and Computers for many years. She is my editor in chief, and website designer. She is a graphic designer and currently designs extraordinary and customized websites for a living. She is definitely in charge of all our multi media work, since I often state that I'm still stuck in the Bronze Age!
My wife and I have been married for 11 years and have lived in Wisconsin most of our lives. We have a beautiful toddler boy named Logan, who we are happy to tout out on occasion in his mini Roman soldier outfit. We are active members of our church and community, and of the Ancient Roman reenacting group, the Legion XIIII, which is based out of Milwaukee, WI.
Some of the Interactive Living History Demos we do (but are not limited to) include:
Life and Times of the 1st/2nd C. Roman Legion Soldier
Roman Armor and Battle Tactics
Whole Armor of God (based on Gal. 6)
Early Christian Life During 1st/2nd C. of Roman Empire
Group or Solo Ancient Cooking Demo
Life and Times of 1st/2nd C. Women and Families
Ancient Music and Musical Instruments
|Colden Hershey||Legion Soldier and Historian|
|Heather Hershey||Culture and Styles of Ancient Roman Women and Families; Ancient Music and Instruments|
a couple 6' tables for displaying equipment and artifacts
projector with usb ability if doing a slide show
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