Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 12 : The Reception of Antiquity in the Age of Enlightenment

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Archaeology
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A. Introduction

By the mid-16th century at least, the material remains of Antiquity were being systematically collected, documented and evaluated as a source for the reconstruction of the history, religion and institutions of the ancient world (Collections; Graphic reproductions/Drawings/Collection catalogues). It was only in the 19th century, however, that this practice came to be cal…

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Boschung, Dietrich, “Archaeology”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 12 : The Reception of Antiquity in the Age of Enlightenment, English edition by Christina C. Harker; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2021). Original German-language edition: Das 18. Jahrhundert: Lexikon zur Antikerezeption in Aufklärung und Klassizismus. Herausgegeben von Joachim Jacob und Johannes Süßmann. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester, Jörg Rüpke und Helmuth Schneider, Band 13. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2018). Consulted online on 20 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps12_COM_213547>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20200914



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