|STUDIA MYTHOLOGICA SLAVICA
| Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU
STUDIA MYTHOLOGICA SLAVICA 5, 2002
Juridical-Cult Structures in the Region of Altenerding in Bavaria
The article presents the juridical-cult structures that existed at the Bavarian cemetery of Altenerding near Munich during the second half of the 5th century and the . rst half of the 6th century. Th e direction of the sunset and sunrise during the solstices set the main course of orientation at the cemetery. Th e ritual angle of natural equilibrium was also set by this course. Th e central cult and juridical locality of the former Westergau was also at this cemetery. Old Gallic-Roman measuring units were applied to aid in the process of organization of space. Furthermore, the in. uence of Pythagorean symbolism is also evident.
Full text (pdf)
Home | Top