ISBN-10: 1444306111

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An obtainable and authoritative assessment shooting the power and variety of scholarship that exists at the transformative period of time often called past due antiquity.

•Provides a necessary assessment of present scholarship on past due antiquity -- from among the accession of Diocletian in advert 284 and the tip of Roman rule within the Mediterranean

•Comprises 39 essays from a number of the world's premier students of the period

•Presents this once-neglected interval as an age of strong transformation that formed the fashionable international

•Emphasizes the crucial significance of faith and its reference to fiscal, social, and political life

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V. Chr. aus ins Moor geworfen wurden (107, 563 Anm. 29). ) und auch im Pritzerber See im Havelland gefunden (92, 168). Kleine Moorfunde (allg. zu den ältereisenzeitlichen Heiligtümern im n. Europa [8]) als Individualopfer sind z. B. von Schwelbeck in Holstein mit nur einem Stichschwert oder aus einem Moor im Ksp. Skanderup, Jütland, mit einem einschneidigen zusammengeknickten Schwert sowie aus dem Moor von Lindholmsga˚rd auf Seeland (107, 563 f. mit Abb. 3) bekannt; dazu ist auch der Fundkomplex mit Moorpatina von Kunserdorf, Brandenburg, mit Bronzekessel und verbogenem zweischneidigen Schwert samt Scheide zu nennen (107, 34 Waffenopfer Abb.

10. s, von Möllga˚rds oder Möllega˚rdsmosse, Ksp. Hörsne, mit mehr als 50 Lanzen des 8. und frühen 9. s (40, 73), von Lillmyr, Hen- 42 Waffenopfer riksdal, Ksp. −10. s (40, 70. 72; 76, Fig. 7; 103, 266 Fig. 7; allg. Übersicht bei 76, 188 f. mit Karte Fig. 1; 103). −11. s, auf trockenem Boden unter Steinen nahe einer Kirche gefunden (76, 188 Anm. 9. 194). Von Gudingsa˚krarna, Vallstena, Gotland, sind zwei Fundkonzentrationen im Abstand von 500 m in einem Moorgelände untersucht (40, 73; 76, 190 Fig.

Neustettin) mit u. a. fünf eisernen Lanzenspitzen; Dargikowo bei Białogard (in der Nähe des Opferplatzes → Butzke, der jedoch keine Waffen enthielt) mit eisernen Lanzenspitzen; Z˙urawia, ehem. Kr. Szubin, mit einem Schwert; Stary Zamek bei Wrocław mit einem senkrecht im Boden steckenden Schwert der späten vorröm. EZ; Biskupin mit Lanzenspitze, die 2,5 m unter der Oberfläche gefunden wurde (vgl. zu den Waffen als Opfergaben während der vorröm. EZ und RKZ in Polen 72, 135 f. Abb. 2: Karte der Opferfunde, meist aus Flüssen; 78, 42 Abb.

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