Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Winckelmann, Johann Joachim
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German archaeological and art critic. Born Stendal 9. 12. 1717, died Trieste 8. 6. 1768. 1738–1740 studied theology at Halle, then mathematics and medicine at Jena 1741/42. 1743 deputy rector of the Lateinschule in Seehausen. 1748–1754 librarian at Nöthnitz (near Dresden); 1754 studied drawing in Dresden. 1755–1768 in Rome: 1757/58 librarian to Cardinal Secretary of State Alberico Archinto, 1758 librarian and curator of antiquities to Cardinal Ales…

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Kunze, Max, “Winckelmann, Johann Joachim”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00756>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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