Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology by Martin M. Winkler

By Martin M. Winkler

Arminius the Liberator deals with the complicated sleek reception of Arminius the Cheruscan, typically known as Hermann. Arminius inflicted one in all their so much devastating defeats at the Romans within the yr nine A.D. through annihilating 3 legions less than the command of Quintilius Varus within the conflict of the Teutoburg woodland, because it is usually if inaccurately known as. This publication strains the starting place of the Arminius fable in antiquity and its political, creative, and renowned advancements because the 19th century. The book's significant topics are the nationalist use and abuse of heritage and ancient delusion in Germany, particularly in the course of the Weimar Republic and nationwide Socialism, the reactions to a discredited ideology regarding Arminius in post-war Europe, and revivals of his fable within the usa. distinctive emphasis is at the illustration of Arminius in visible media because the Nineteen Sixties: from portray and theater to cinema, tv, and desktop animation.

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