Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde

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The Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde (RGA) is an important German-language encyclopedia treating the history of the Germanic peoples from antiquity to the Middle Ages. It is edited by the Akademie der Wissenschaften, Göttingen.

First edited 1911–1919 by Johannes Hoops, a second edition has been appearing since 1973, currently edited by Heinrich Beck, Dieter Geuenich and Heiko Steuer.


  • Johannes Hoops: Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. K. J. Trübner, Strassburg 1911–1919 (4 vols.).
  • Herbert Jankuhn, Heinrich Beck et al.: Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. 2. edition. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin-New York, 1968/73-2007 (35 vols.), ISBN 3-11-016227-X (etc.).

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