The 2, 000th anniversary of the Battle for Germany Cover Image

2000 години от битката за Германия
The 2, 000th anniversary of the Battle for Germany

Author(s): Valentin Spiridonov
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Cultural history, Diplomatic history, Economic history, Ethnohistory, History of ideas, Local History / Microhistory, Military history, Political history, Social history, Ancient World, Middle Ages, Modern Age
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Teutoburg Forest; Arminius; Hermann; Varus; Nazi ideology; the Hermann Myth

Summary/Abstract: The article dwells on the causes which led to the famous Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in AD 9, its outcome and subsequent significance for the history of Germany. The author focuses on the inclusion of the victory over the Romans 2, 000 years ago in the construction of the German national idea from the from the Renaissance to the present day, as well as on the creation of the myth about Hermann the Victor.

  • Issue Year: XIX/2011
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 191-198
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian