Germania Superior 978-3-16-146686-1 - Mohr Siebeck
Theology

Wolfgang Spickermann

Germania Superior

Religionsgeschichte des römischen Germanien I

[Germania Superior.]

2003. XXIII, 663 pages.

Religion der römischen Provinzen 2

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In a handbook-like chronicle, Wolfgang Spickermann presents the history of religion in the province of »Germania Superior« from the time of the conquest up to the spread of Christianity and the decline of provincial religion in the 6th century AD. Based on the topography of the cultplaces discovered, the author describes their development and the arrangement and the furnishings 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.
In a handbook-like chronicle, Wolfgang Spickermann presents the history of religion in the province of »Germania Superior« from the time of the conquest up to the spread of Christianity and the decline of provincial religion in the 6th century AD. Based on the topography of the cultplaces discovered, the author describes their development and the arrangement and the furnishings 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 Upper 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: Germanistik — 51 (2010), S. 24 (Klaus Düwel)
In: Erbe und Auftrag — Jg.80 (2004), H.3, S.259
In: H-Judaic Book Reviews — Www.h-net.org (19.05.2009) (Marc Pierce)
In: Sehepunkte — Sehepunkte.historicum.net (Christoph Schäfer)
In: L'Antiquité Classique — Jg.74 (2005), S.426ff (M.-T. Raepsaet-Ch.)
In: Britannia — Vol.36 (2005), S.524 (Malcolm Todd)
In: Archäologie in Deutschland — 2004, H.6, S.75 (Jochen Haas)