Definition of Johann Winckelmann

1. Noun. German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768).

Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Winckelmann

Johan August Strindberg
Johan Julius Christian Sibelius
Johan Kepler
Johann Bernoulli
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Johann Gottfried von Herder
Johann Gutenberg
Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Johann Ludwig Uhland
Johann Mendel
Johann Muller
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Strauss
Johann Winckelmann (current term)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Johannes Eckhart
Johannes Evangelista Purkinje
Johannes Gutenberg
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Peter Muller
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
Johannes van der Waals

Literary usage of Johann Winckelmann

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Among the popular historians Möser (1720-94) deserves note, and in criticism Johann Winckelmann (1717-08) and Christian Gottlieb Heyne (1729- 1812). ..."

2. The Oberlehrer: A Study of the Social and Professional Evolution of the by William Setchel Learned (1914)
"An ideal that could captivate the minds of a group of men like Johann Winckelmann, Lessing, Herder, Humboldt, Goethe, and Schiller, and lead to a series of ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"After fruitless efforts to win over their four leaders, Johann Winckelmann, Balthasar Mentzer, Heinrich Leuchter, and Konrad Dietrich, the landgrave deposed ..."

4. A Selection from the Poems of Giosue Carducci by Giosuè Carducci (1921)
"Johann Winckelmann, born in 1717 at Stendal in Brandenburg. He came to Italy in 1754, and may be looked upon as the father of archaeology and of the history ..."

5. Life of John Wilkes by Horace Bleackley (1917)
"2 During his brief stay in the Eternal \ City, where he lodged in the Piazza di Spagna, he made the acquaintance of the celebrated Johann Winckelmann, ..."

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