Thanks. But the point is that those stilt houses were either known (or made up) by this Van Lennep in 1838.
But I'm not that sure about the people living in these stilt houses ("hutten op palen") were the Marsaten according to that book by Van Lennep; he seems to suggest it were the Batavians (on their 'island' between the rivers I guess). Maybe I didn't read it right or I missed something: I scrolled past 487 pages, humming "Marezaten" all the time, lol.
And I started at the end of the book because I had hoped to see some sort of an index there. I didn't and scrolled back page for page, only to discover that passage about those stilt houses near the beginning.
The Marezaten were mentioned a couple of times, but not in direct relation to these stilt houses.
Oh, and a nice extra: "Freia" (the goddess) is mentioned a couple of times; one time in a poem sung by some witch, another time by someone who was a bit displeased with the (sexual) behaviour of (I think some) Romans (like in "if Freia could prevent this, this would not happen").
Edited by Abramelin, 25 November 2011 - 06:59 PM.