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Petition of Sundry Germans for the incorporation of Hermans University, Memorials and Petitions, Texas State Archives, Austin; Gammel, comp., The Laws of Texas 1822-1897, vol. 2, pp. 948-950. The university was named after Arminius, or, as the Germans called him, Hermann, whose defeat of the legions of Publius Quinctilius Varus in the Teutoburg Forest in the summer of AD 9 prevented the conquest of most of what would become Germany by the Romans.