Arminius: The Liberator of Europe

By Merlin Miller. Two thousand years ago a hero lived, a charismatic man who changed the course of global history. Yet his name, Arminius, or Hermann, or Armin, is seldom heard.

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The Germanics probably called him Armin, but his name became Hermann in the centuries to follow (generally attributed to Martin Luther). The Romans knew him as Arminius, it being the habit of the Romans to add the suffix “ius” or “us” to names. Here is his story…[Read the entire article as PDF…]


Taken from
The Barnes Review, September/October 2009: Arminius: The Liberator of Europe
VOLUME XV, NUMBER 5


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