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Heinrich Schliemann

(1822—1890) German archaeologist

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Aegean Cultures

Aegean Cultures  

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OverviewCycladic CultureMinoan CultureHelladic (Mycenaean) CultureMycenaeOverviewCycladic CultureMinoan CultureHelladic (Mycenaean) CultureMycenaeThe Bronze Age civilizations of the Aegean basin, ...
archaeology

archaeology  

The study of past human cultures through the analysis of material remains (as fossil relics, artefacts, and monuments), which are usually recovered through excavation.
archaeology, classical

archaeology, classical  

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The study of the material culture of ancient Greece and Rome. Epigraphy, the study of inscriptions on permanent materials, is today seen as a branch of historical rather than of archaeological ...
ethnoarchaeology

ethnoarchaeology  

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[Ge]A branch of archaeology that uses ethnographical data to inform the examination and interpretation of the archaeological record. In some cases this involves the study of living communities by ...
Knossos

Knossos  

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The principal city of Minoan Crete, the remains of which are situated on the north coast of Crete. Excavations by Sir Arthur Evans from 1900 onwards revealed the remains of a luxurious and ...
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern  

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A constituent Land of the Federal Republic (see Bundesrepublik Deutschland). This coastal region by the Baltic Sea was created by the Soviet military administration in 1945 and reinstated in 1990. ...
Mycenae

Mycenae  

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An ancient city in Greece, situated near the coast in the NE Peloponnese, the centre of the late Bronze Age Mycenaean civilization. The capital of King Agamemnon, it was at its most prosperous in the ...
Rudolf Virchow

Rudolf Virchow  

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(1821–1902)A German pathologist and anthropologist (and also a politician of liberal views) whose studies of pathogenic organisms led him to the discovery that cells are derived from other cells, ...
Schliemann, (Johann Ludwig) Heinrich (Julius)

Schliemann, (Johann Ludwig) Heinrich (Julius) (6 Jan 1822)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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(b Neubukow, Mecklenburg, 6 Jan 1822; d Naples, 26 Dec 1890).

American archaeologist and businessman

Schliemann, Heinrich

Schliemann, Heinrich (1822–90)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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(Neubukow, Mecklenburg, 1822–90, Naples),

became an office boy at 14 and was employed in Amsterdam for several years. In

Schliemann, Heinrich

Schliemann, Heinrich (1822–90)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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In 1871, he began excavations in Hisarlik, Turkey, which he believed to be the site of the Homeric city

Schliemann, Heinrich

Schliemann, Heinrich (1822–1890)   Reference library

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The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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was famed as the excavator of Troy, Mycenae, Tiryns, and Orchomenos. Raised in Ankershagen, Mecklenburg (Germany), Schliemann attended the Realschule

Schliemann, Heinrich

Schliemann, Heinrich (1822–1890)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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(1822–1890), Germanbusinessman and archaeologist.

A disrupted education gave Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann a sense of

Schliemann, Heinrich

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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(1822–90) [Bi] Businessman turned archaeologist who set out to unravel the reality behind Homer's epic poetry. Born the son of a Protestant clergyman in Neubucklow, ... More
Trojan War

Trojan War  

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The Trojan War was waged by a Mycenaean Greek alliance led by King Agamemnon of Mycenae-Argos against the Asia Minor city of Troy and its allies. The war took place ...
Troy

Troy  

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In Homeric legend, the city of King Priam, besieged for ten years by the Greeks during the Trojan War. It was regarded as having been a purely legendary city until the German archaeologist Heinrich ...
urban archaeology

urban archaeology  

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[Ge]Subdiscipline involving the application of archaeological methods to the study of major towns, cities, and urban areas, and to the process of urbanization.

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