FOR STRATA wishes to thank all those who have supported and fostered our intensive efforts over the years, in particular the members of the Collegium Mythologicum and the institutions which have granted us financial support: the German Research Counsil (DFG), the Stiftung and the Präsidium of the University of Göttingen, the Lichtenbergkolleg and the Centrum Orbis Orientalis et Occidentalis.