Roman Siege Weapons

Become Roman Legionaries for the day and build two Roman ‘Onagar’ catapults that really fire missiles and a Roman battering ram.

During the day, the children will:

  • Build two 2m long ‘Onagar’ (kicking mule) catapults
  • Build a working 3m long battering ram
  • Build a section of Roman road
  • Create ‘The Bridge over the River Rhine’
  • Create battle standards
  • Design and create standard medals

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Onagar and Trebuchet 1

Onagar and Trebuchet 2

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