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Winckelmann

[ving-kuh l-mahn]
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noun
  1. Jo·hann Jo·a·chim [yoh-hahn yoh-ah-khim] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈyoʊ ɑ xɪm/, 1717–68, German archaeologist and art historian.
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  • Winckelmann presented me to his eminence, who was nearly blind.

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  • Winckelmann called it back to simplicity, to self-restraint, to ideality.

  • It was his ideal to become the "Winckelmann of Greek Literature."

  • How could Lessing and Winckelmann benefit by the German culture of their time?

  • Rycquius was the first to make the mistake, and Winckelmann followed Rycquius.


British Dictionary definitions for winckelmann

Winckelmann

noun
  1. Johann Joachim (joˈhan ˈjoːaxɪm). 1717–68, German archaeologist and art historian; one of the founders of neoclassicism
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