Definition of Johann Winckelmann
1. Noun. German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768).
Generic synonyms: Archaeologist, Archeologist, Art Historian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Winckelmann
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, ..."