Germania Inferior 978-3-16-149381-2 - Mohr Siebeck
Theology

Wolfgang Spickermann

Germania Inferior

Religionsgeschichte des römischen Germanien II

[Germania Inferior. The History of Religion of Roman Germania II.]

2008. XXIII, 392 pages.

Religion der römischen Provinzen 3

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In this chronicle, which is similar to a handbook, Wolfgang Spickermann presents the history of religion in the province of »Germania Inferior« from the time of the Roman conquest up to the spread of Christianity and the decline of provincial religion in the 6th century AD.
In this chronicle, which is similar to a handbook, Wolfgang Spickermann presents the history of religion in the province of »Germania Inferior« from the time of the Roman conquest up to the spread of Christianity and the decline of provincial religion in the 6th century AD. Based on the topography of the places of ritual worship discovered, the author describes their development and the arrangement and furnishing of their rooms in four clearly defined periods of time. His study provides knowledge about the gods worshipped, the operators of the shrines and their relationship to the regional and local Panthea. The author succeeds in doing justice to the regional differences in the Lower German province and at the same time in providing a broad view of the religious conditions in the entire area.
Authors/Editors

Wolfgang Spickermann Geboren 1959; Studium der Geschichte, katholischen Theologie und Philosophie in Bochum und Osnabrück; 1991 Promotion; 2002 Habilitation; wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter bei der Vergleichenden Religionswissenschaft der Universität Erfurt, Lehrbeauftragter der Alten Kirchengeschichte der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, SoSe 2007 Lehrstuhlvertretung Alte Geschichte Universität Trier.

Reviews

The following reviews are known:

In: L'Antiquité Classique — 78 (2009), S. 425–426 (Marie-Thérèse Raepsaet-Charlier)
In: Theologische Literaturzeitung — 134 (2009), S. 27–29 (Peter Herz)
In: Nederlands Dagblad — 21. März 2008, S. 4 (Herman J. Selderhuis)
In: Plekos — 10 (2008), S. 61–64 (Marcus Reuter)
In: Bonner Jahrbücher — 209 (2009), S. 435–438 (Peter Rothenhöfer)
In: Germanistik — 51 (2010), S. 24 (Klaus Düwel)
In: Britannia — 40 (2009), S. 390–391 (Malcolm Todd)
In: Orbis Terrarum — 10 (2008–2011), S. 255 (FD)