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North American Conventus

Postby Valerius Claudius Iohanes on Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:04 am

Salvete, Sodales Sociique -

On a different thread, Q. Servilius Priscus, Curator and esteemed dual-citizen, mentioned a North American Nova Roma Conventus that was to be planned. Such an event would be worth attending (if allowed!). I'm starting this thread as a place for progress and news items on that topic.

Quintus Servilius Priscus wrote:I'm afraid I'm going to be tied up over in NR for awhile now. I am now a Scriba in Gnaeus Iulius Caesar's Cohors aedilicia. I am also the Group Leader for planning a North American Conventus.

Bene valete.
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Re: North American Conventus

Postby Q Valerius on Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:50 pm

As Quaestor of Nova Roma overseeing the event, I can confirm this and am excited to see it happen. I will hope that many here will join.
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Re: North American Conventus

Postby Aldus Marius on Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:57 pm

Place? Date? Time? Lodgings? Local transportation? Fees? Activities? Prospective attendees, if known?

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Re: North American Conventus

Postby Q Valerius on Tue Apr 07, 2009 5:16 am

Aldus Marius wrote:Place? Date? Time? Lodgings? Local transportation? Fees? Activities? Prospective attendees, if known?

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None known so far, but soon, soon.
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Re: North American Conventus

Postby Annia Minucia Marcella on Sun Jul 05, 2009 6:34 pm

Here's the latest on the NR Conventus in North America:

C O N V E N T U S N O V A E R O M A E

The first annual Conventus Novae Romae in North America will be held in America
Austrorientalis on:

SEXTILIS • VII • VIII • IX MMDCCLXII a.u.c.
(7th, 8th & 9th August 2009)

Located in:
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, USA

All citizens are cordially invited to the First Annual North American Coventus
Novae Romae for a weekend of exploration, education and camaraderie Roman
–style! Come meet fellow citizens and find yourself immersed in classical
culture, conversation and games sharing the unique experience of what it is to
be Novi Romani.

RSVP now, don't delay and reserve your place!

The Conventus convenes Friday evening at the notable Blackstone Restaurant and
Brewery for a leisurely meet and greet. This is in walking distance to the
suggested hotels and the first destination after check in.
Saturday morning citizens will enjoy a Docent Tour of the Parthenon that
includes an exact replica of the Greek original as it was in antiquity complete
with a 42 ft. tall statue of Pallas Athena clad in 23.75 caret Italian gold leaf
who supports in her hand a 6 ft. 4 in. statue of the Greek Goddess of Victory,
Nike.
Saturday evening citizens will enjoy an old world repast at the Dinner
Conference graced by a presentation by a notable citizen in the style of the
Ancient Mystery Schools. Later that evening the games will continue!
Sunday, following lunch at a French Bistro, citizens will enjoy a private tour
of the Belmont Mansion, a treasure of classical influences in art, culture and
architecture.
The weekend will offer many activities Roman style including games, the words of
the ancients in Latin and a special ceremony, a Religio Romana Ritual right in
the heart of the Athens of the South.

To RSVP join the registration list at NR_Nashville_Conventus on Yahoo:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NR_Nashville_Conventus/

When you join you will receive a Registration form, which can be copied and
posted on the registration list when you RSVP.
You may also send the Registration form in privatum to
l_ivlia_aqvilaATyahooDOTcom but you still should post your RSVP on the
registration list in the unlikely event it gets lost in email.
There is also a $35.00 US Coventus fee due by July 23rd which serves as a final
confirmation of your RSVP, more information and assistance regarding payment in
the yahoo registration list. The fee will be paid through Nova Roma pay pal,
with a notation for US conventus, unless other arrangements are made.

The Agenda, Hotel Reservations, Travel and other info can be found on the Nova
Roma wiki:
http://novaroma.org/nr/I_Conventus_Novae_Romae_(NA)

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