Vol. XIV, no. xii, December 2004

       Thanks to everyone who came out for the Bethlehem Market Place and the Walk Through Bethlehem this year.  Particular thanks to Ron Kenat who was crazy enough to follow his Commander to two shows in one day!  We were well-received as always, and generally had a lot of fun.  Merry Christmas!

LUPERCALIA--from Richard and Allison Campbell
       It looks like the Legio XX Lupercalia celebration will fall on Saturday, February 19 this year. We are already planning for this at our house so we hope everyone in Legio XX will as well, as well as everyone interested in Legio XX.

       Owen Hutchins is selling his lorica segmentata.  It was made by Joe Piella, and fits about a 50" chest. It has a little rust which he'll remove off prior to sale, and has been banged up a little, but is otherwise in good shape.  Asking price $350.  Contact him directly.

       From Mason Hurd, an exciting find of Gallic trumpets, helmets, and weaponry in France,

       Several people have noted this story, the finding of the monument erected by the Roman general Sulla to celebrate his victory over Mithridates in 86 BC,

   February 19, 2005--LUPERCALIA Party at Richard and Allison Campbell's
   April 16-17--Marching Through Time, Marietta Mansion, Glenn Dale, MD
   June 3-5 --Roman Days, Marietta Mansion.  Includes visits by school groups on Friday, and possibly a mini-symposium on Thursday.


ADLOCVTIO is the Official Newsletter of the Twentieth Legion, supposedly published on the Ides of each month.  I am Quintus, aka Matthew Amt, the Legion's Commander and Editor of the Newsletter,