Together with Giustino and Berenice, Arminio is one of three operas Handel wrote within a period of half a year in 1736. He began with the composition of Giustino on 14 August 1736, followed by that of Arminio on 15 September. Having finished Arminio he resumed work on Giustino, which he finished on 20 October. In Mid-December, he went on to compose Berenice.

Librettist Antonio Salvi, 1703, from Jean Galbert de Campistron, 1684
Date of composition 1736 (15 September to 14 October 1736)
Premiered 1737, January 12th (Covent Garden Theatre) in London, United Kingdom
Type Opera
Catalogue HWV 36
Spoken language Italian
Instruments Voice (Castrato) - Arminio (Arminius)
Voice (Soprano) - Tusnelda (Thusnelda)
Voice (Castrato) - Sigismondo (Sigismund)
Voice (Contralto) - Ramise
Voice (Bass) - Segeste
Voice (Tenor) - Varo (Varus)
Voice (Contralto) - Tullio (Tullius)
Autotranslations beta Georg Friedrich Haendel: Arminio, HWV 36
Georg Friedrich Händel: Arminio, HWV 36
Georg Friedrich Händel: Arminio, HWV 36