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database: Germanische Altertumskunde Online
database: Germanische Altertumskunde Online

Germanische Altertumskunde Online

Kulturgeschichte bis ins Frühmittelalter - Archäologie, Geschichte, Philologie

Germanic Antiquity Studies Online: European Cultural History until the High Middle Ages
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About this database

Germanische Altertumskunde Online (GAO) provides a unique Online Reference representing the current state of knowledge of Germanic antiquity studies, which includes Germanic and Northern European cultural history from the subject areas of history, archaeology, philology, historical linguistics, art history, legal history, and religious studies. This Online Reference Work contains the complete data of the Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde, as well as new and revised articles; furthermore, all volumes of the RGA-E series (the supplementary volumes to the “Reallexikon”; currently more than 130), several journal articles, and single books.

Your Benefits

  • An authoritative online reference work covering all areas of early Germanic history
  • Approx. 15 new and revised articles and 5 volumes are published each year
  • Non-restrictive DRM – allows for an unlimited number of simultaneous users campus / institution-wide



Sebastian Brather, University of Freiburg
Wilhelm Heizmann, LMU Munich
Steffen Patzold, University of Tübingen

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Last updated on 27.11.2023

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Twice a year

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