Report of International interdisciplinary scientific symposium:

available only in German language

"Lucifer’s Rock (Teufelstein), a prehistoric landmark of astronomical background?
Did the Stone Age peoples survey the landscape in Joglland by using astronomy?"


Univ. Prof. i.R. Dr. Josef Gölles , Institutes of statistics, Techn. Univ. and JOANNEUM Research, Graz
Univ. Prof. Dr. Hans Maitzen, Institute of astronomy, Universität Wien
Univ. Prof. Dr. Paul W. Roth , Institute of history, Universität Graz, scientific presentation

Univ. Prof. Dr. Klaus- D. Wernecke, Universitätsklinikum Charite, Humboldt Universität Berlin: Statistical finding of decisions in research.

Dipl. Math. Günther Bischoff, Dresden: Mathematical model for the statistical analysis of the hypothesis: "Are the geometric structures in which centers of cult worship are located coincidental?"

Univ. Prof. Dr. K. D. Wernecke und Univ. Prof. Dr. Josef Gölles: Discussion of the model and the results of the analysis  made by Bischoff.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Othmar Pickl / Univ. Prof. Dr. Paul W. Roth, Graz: Early Christianisation of Joglland and Mürztal / Comments to the name Teufelstein (Lucifer’s Rock).

Univ. Prof. Dr. Wolfhard Schlosser, Faculty für Physics and Astronomy, Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Eurasian Rock Monuments with astronomical function - a collaboration of Ruhr - Universität Bochum and the Governm. Hermitage St. Petersburg /Russia.

Ralf Koneckis, author and archaeoastronomer, Dortmund: Eclipses and celestial movements in fairy tales and myths.

Dr. Siegfried Hermann, Institute of Geology and Paleonthology, Universität Graz: "Is Lucifer’s Rock a monument of natural origin?" Aspects of a tectonic and geological analysis that answers the question of whether there was prehistoric treatment of the rock surface by men. 

Dr. Anton Krammer, Physicist, Salzburg: The golden ratio in astronomy, crystallography and botany.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Herbert Lichtenegger, Department of Positioning and Navigation, Technical University Graz: Contribution of geodesy to archaeoastronomy.

Univ. Doz. Dr. Paul Gleirscher, Landesmuseum Kärnten, Klagenfurt: The problem of proving there were pre-Roman centers of cult worship in the region of Eastern Alps.

Dr. Diether Kramer, Joanneum, Dep. of Prehistory, Graz (requested): Hidden geometry around Lucifer's Rock, truth or humbug?

Max Zurbuchen, prehistorian, Seengen, CH: "Tools of Stone Age". Experimental Prehistory with slides and physical examples.