Cut-out-sheet Varus battle in Kalkriese

Item number: 33223

Let the Varus battle become vivid again! Around 9 AD the roman military suffered a hard defeat. The legate Varus ordering an army of three legions with auxiliar units stumbled into a trap, which the Teuton Arminius had created.

Category: Cut-out templates


6,99 €
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period:
Difficulty:
Type:
age:
6+
Warnings:

May only be used under the supervision of an adult.

Shipping weight:
0,09 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width ):
41,50 × 6,50 cm

A moment becomes history

With this cut-out-sheet you have a piece of history to touch. The battle meant a turning point in the Roman policy about the Teutons. "Quintilius Varus - Give back the legions!" emperor Augustus shall have shouted when receiving the message of the defeat. Apart from a few revenge campaigns of the general Germanicus Roma gave up its plans of a province on the right side of the Rhine. If the battle had enden differently - probably our world would have looked differently today, too.

  • suited for children of an age from 6 years
  • 30 different figures, for example riders, fighters and carriages
  • figures 3-5 cm high
  • a palisade rampart with the measure: length 41,5 cm, width 6,5 cm
  • thicket and forrest
  • stable paper, printed in colours
  • Detailed reconstruction for handcrafting it by yourself

For the construction you only need a ruler, cutting knife, scissors and glue. For that there is a instruction on German, English and French language with sketches helping with the construction and a brief historical introduction with map.

The figures are easy to cut out. Afterwards cut along the broken line, fold one surface to the front, one to the back and the figure is able to stand.

A little extra for the construction set

If you want to get to know more about the Varus battle, you will look at the historical introduction of the battle on the added map. Here you learn the background and context of the Various battle.

A lot of fun with the construction and learning. Gaudeamus igitur!

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