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Abstract

This dissertation is concerned with modelling the Dünsberg (Kreis Gießen, Germany), which was once occupied by an oppidum. The primary concerns were to shed light on the probable use of the Strahlenwälle, questions of intra site visibility and impressions of the settlement structure. Introductory to this a short overview of the discussions about oppida in general, and the available data about the Dünsberg is presented. This leads to the various stages of constructing of the model and the considerations which had to be taken in the process. The conclusions are supported by short animations and stills generated from the model, and the reader is supplied with a interactive model of the site on the accompanying CD.