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Dafne Marilù Amalia – Roman military art.

Decima Taurina Caelestis (Decimo Taurino Caelestis as the male noun) is the name I go by as a legionary.  It took a lot of hard work, determination, sweat and tears to become part of a legion regardless of my abilities as legionary. There wasn’t such thing as a female legionary back in ancient Rome, therefore some disagree with me taking part into this practice which I strongly love and have a great passion for. Adversities can be particularly harsh for a woman especially in a chauvinist country such as Italy, where I currently practice.  To those folks I simply reply that I am less to no man and I do as I please.

As a legionnary my goal is to become great at fighting and to look more and more male look alike between the lines. 

I love Roman history and its former glory, its architecture, ingenuosity, its art and the way it was heading to.  Since I got into its military practice it was almost obvious that it was going to inspire my artwork greatly.      Dafne Marilù Amalia * Decima Taurina Caelestis

Dafne Nesti art, design, graphic novels, fumetti, arte, comics.
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) marching to celebrate the birth of Rome, in the
streets of Rome.
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) waiting to enter the arena in the Roman amphiteather of the French city of Nimes, France.
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) partecipation to the performance in the Roman amphiteather of the French city of Nimes, France.
Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) marching to celebrate the birth of Rome, in the
streets of Rome.
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) in the remarkable recostruction of a Roman fort in Kastell Pohl, Germany .
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) in the local news, while partecipating to a Roman event in Kastell Pohl, Germany .
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) marching with the legion in an Italian forest, waiting for the enemy to attack.
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) weekly practices of "Ancient fencing"
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) weekly practices Italian and German medieval fencing.
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Decima Taurina Caelestis (Dafne Marilù Amalia) weekly practices Southern Italian (Pugliese) stick and knife.
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