Rudolf Simek

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Rudolf Simek (born 21 February 1954) is an Austrian philologist and religious studies scholar who is Professor and Chair of Ancient German and Nordic Studies at the University of Bonn. Simek specializes in Germanic studies, and is the author of several notable works on Germanic religion and mythology (including Old Norse religion and mythology), Germanic peoples, Vikings, Old Norse literature, and the culture of Medieval Europe.

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Rudolf Simek
Photographed in October 2012
Born (1954-02-21) 21 February 1954 (age 69)
Eisenstadt, Austria
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Vienna
Academic advisors
Academic work
DisciplineGermanic studies
InstitutionsUniversity of Bonn
Main interests
Notable worksDictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)