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Jens Rehländer | 04/02/2016 | 664 Views | 2 | Events

Leibniz über die Vielfalt der Menschheit

04/26/2016 | Hannover, Schloss Herrenhausen

Die sogenannte Ethnohistorie untersucht die Entstehung der unterschiedlichen Völkergruppen sowie die unter ihnen bestehenden Zusammenhänge. Leibniz' Interesse an diesem Wissenschaftszweig ging zum…

Leibniz über die Vielfalt der Menschheit
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 12/02/2015 | 1833 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Episode 8: The general interview with Dr Sigmund Oehrl

In our in-depth General Interview the Old Norse expert and archaeologist Dr. Sigmund Oehrl answers questions relating to the research project on Gotland. Among other things, he sheds light on the…

The general interview with Dr Sigmund Oehrl
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 11/25/2015 | 1293 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Episode 7: The keystone

The Gotland picture stone depository contains numerous fragments that have not yet been scientifically examined or evaluated. During his research Dr. Sigmund Oehrl happened upon a hitherto…

The keystone
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 11/18/2015 | 1619 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Episode 6: Gunnar in the snake pit

The heroic songs of the Edda tell of the fate of King Gunnar - who is known as King Gunnar in the Middle High German epic poem of the Nibelungenlied. He died after being locked up in a snake pit by…

Gunnar in the snake pit
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 11/11/2015 | 1516 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Episode 5: The dragon-slayer

The fate of King Gunnar (known as King Gunther in the Middle High German heroic poem Nibelungenlied), who was thrown into a snake pit by the king of the Huns, where he later dies, is also narrated…

The dragon-slayer
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/21/2015 | 1616 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Episode 2: The Edda helps

What messages do the Gotland picture stones convey? What scientific means can be used to approach the stone depictions? Dr. Sigmund Oehrl shows how to read the engravings using the example of the…

The Edda helps
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/14/2015 | 7054 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Episode 1: Gotland, the unique island

The Swedish island of Gotland was used even by the Vikings’ forebears as an important trading centre. And even today, numerous historical remnants bear witness to the island’s colourful past.…

Gotland, the unique island
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/02/2015 | 18793 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Gotland's Picture Stones

Gotland - Die einzigartige Insel

Project leadership:
Dr. Sigmund Oehrl
Location:
Gotland
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The Research Project
Dr Sigmund Oehrl’s research project centres on the picture stones on the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. These standing memorial stones, often taller than a man, were created between the Migration Period and the late Viking age (around 400 to 1100 A.D.). They are adorned with a myriad of carved figures, providing a unique insight into the religious ideas of the Nordic culture in late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. The Gotland picture stones constitute a…

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Georgios Chatzoudis | 04/13/2015 | 2479 Views | Interviews

Die Vandalen

Zu Gast bei L.I.S.A. mit Konrad Vössing

Vandalen zerstören Rasenplatz, Vandalen wüten im Stadion, Auto-Vandalen terrorisieren Anwohner - das ist eine Auswahl der Ausbeute, wenn man das Wort "Vandalen" in eine Suchmaschine eingibt. Es…

Die Vandalen