Teutoburg Forest


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Teu′to•burg For′est

(ˈtu təˌbɜrg, ˈtyu-)
n.
a chain of wooded hills in NW Germany, in Westphalia, taken to be the site of a Roman defeat by Germanic tribes A.D. 9. German, Teu•to•bur•ger Wald (ˈtɔɪ toʊˌbɜr gər ˈvɑlt, -ˌbʊər-)
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The teutoburg forest tourism operates as a specialized area of the owl gmbh and was commissioned by the shareholders with the promotion and development of tourism in the region.
But while military technological superiority has many advantages, it is not the sole deciding factor for victory in the battlefield, as evidenced throughout history, from the decimation of the vaunted Roman legions by barbarians in the Teutoburg Forest to the Vietnam War, where a peasant army drove out sunset France and zenith America in succession.
the first great military disaster to befall imperial Rome took place at Teutoburg Forest, where a German chieftain with Roman military training named Arminius led a rout of Roman forces that resulted in the annihilation of three legions under Varus.
It is a long road which led finally from the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest to Leipzig and Waterloo, to Worth and Sedan, through victory and defeat to the most glorious destination.
This reign established the Pax Romana, a period without major conflicts except for the disaster in the Teutoburg Forest, when three legions were slaughtered by the Germans, stopping Rome's eastward expansion forever.
In addition to 4 molecular clades (Swabian Jura, clade 1; Bavarian Forest, clade 2; Spessart Forest, clade 3; and Munsterland, clade 6) found during the 2007 outbreak, 2 novel clades (North East Hesse, clade 4; and Teutoburg Forest, clade 5) were defined.
Martina Wagner-Egelhaaf's Hermanns Schlachten: Zur Literaturgeschichte eines national Mythos was published in honor of the bimillenial anniversary of the battle at Teutoburg Forest with its famed victory of the Germanic hero Hermann over the troops of Emperor Augustus led by Publius Quinctilius Varus in 9 A.
Scientists from the University of Jena believe it may have been destroyed by Roman soldiers retreating after the legendary Varusschlacht, or the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 AD, when Germanic tribes ambushed and wiped out three Roman legions.
7m figure of Bavaria placed in front of the 'Hall of Fame' at Munich or the even bigger sword-waving figure of Arminius, German victor over the Roman legions, raised on a colossal base in the Teutoburg Forest.