The Louisiana Classicist

May 6, 2010

Latinists in the LSU Reveille, 6 May 2010

Filed under: just for fun — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 9:30 am
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Several current LSU Latin students, including recent scholarship winner James Hamilton, participated in an article on local historical fighting clubs.

Fighters practice chivalry sport in Baton Rouge

By Elizabeth Clausen

Forget Fight Club — those who want to test their strength in battle need look no further than the Baton Rouge area.

Ordo Procinctus is a medieval-inspired fighting group fusing modern technique with the weapons-based style of the Middle Ages.

. . .

Ludus Tigridum offers students a chance to release their inner gladiators.

“The name means ‘School of the Tigers,’” said James Hamilton, Latin junior.

Hamilton started the group last year to promote classical studies through authentic Roman entertainment.

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