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[shlee-mahn] /ˈʃliˌmɑn/
[hahyn-rikh] /ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA),
1822–90, German archaeologist: excavated ancient cities of Troy and Mycenae. Unabridged
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  • Dr. Schliemann no sooner announced that he had discovered the site of Troy than the special artist was down upon the spot at once.

    The Pictorial Press Mason Jackson
  • This picture is taken from Dr. Schliemann's own book on his work.

  • Dr. Schliemann found in the ruins of Troy the bronze age below the stone age.

    The Other Side of Evolution Alexander Patterson
  • Like Dr. Schliemann he was no erudite savant, but an enthusiast with an eye for likely sites.

    The Clyde Mystery Andrew Lang
  • Schliemann showed us that a thousand years before the age of Pericles there was a civilization almost as great.

  • It shows a quadrant of the sphere found by Schliemann at Hissarlik.

    The Swastika Thomas Wilson
  • But this time the reader is wrong: Schliemann was tall, slender and reserved, also taciturn.

  • Professor Virchow was appealed to by Schliemann for his opinion.

    The Swastika Thomas Wilson
  • This is drawn as a whorl, and is so called by Dr. Schliemann in a letter, informing us that it is found to bear an Inscription.

    Troy and its Remains Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
  • One of them is the celebrated “burning altar” mark of Dr. Schliemann.

    The Swastika Thomas Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for Schliemann


/German ˈʃliːman/
Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1822–90, German archaeologist, who discovered nine superimposed city sites of Troy (1871–90). He also excavated the site of Mycenae (1876)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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