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Nuit(h)ones
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The Nuit(h)ones were among the tribes worshipping the goddess Nerthus (Tac. Germ. 40,2); they are believed to have lived in Holstein and western Mecklenburg [1. 218; 2. 460-465]. The suggestion by [3] that Nuit(h)ones be read as Teutones is not convincing.

Bibliography

1 A. Lund (ed.), P. Cornelius Tacitus: Germania, 1988

2 D. Timpe, Tacitus' Germania als religionsgeschichtliche Quelle, in: Germanische Religionsgeschichte (suppl. vol. RGA 5), 1992, 434-485

3 A. Genrich, Der Siedlungsraum der Nerthusstämme, in: Die Kunde…

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Wiegels, Rainer (Osnabrück), “Nuit(h)ones”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e826180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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