American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Schliemann, Heinrich 1822-1890. German archaeologist who discovered the ruins of ancient Troy (1871) and excavated Mycenae (1876).
- n. German archaeologist who discovered nine superimposed city sites of Troy; he also excavated Mycenae (1822-1890)
“If Heinrich Schliemann is around, maybe we'll see if he wants to go too.”
“Schliemann," says Traill, "wanted the treasure to be found in Priam's palace.”
“Museum, by the "Schliemann" collection, at twelve o'clock.”
“Schliemann," the noted German scholar and author, "as a boy, standing in line at the post-office waiting his turn for the mail, utilized the time by studying”
“A fictionalized version of the life of archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) by the author of The Lambs of London, Shakespeare: The Biography, etc.”
“Music made me lose my taste for the robber baron self and for some other identities that I'd tried on, too: to be an archeologist like the great Schliemann who'd dug out Troy with his bare hands, cheered on by his Greek wife; to be a microbiologist like Paul Ehrlich, who'd cured syphilis that had killed or deformed so many weak-willed great minds.”
“Yet Schliemann has shown that Troy existed, in the exact location and at the exact time that the Trojan epic takes place, even with some archeological features that correspond to the text of the Iliad.”
“Furthermore: Schlitz also wrote the biography The Hero Schliemann: The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy (Candlewick, 2006, ages 9-12), illustrated by Robert Byrd.”
“They were all out to find gold treasure trove, like Schliemann had a few generations before at Troy.”
“(Yes, Schliemann counted individual beads as objects, but the majority of the gold ones were uniquely manufactured by hand, rather than east uniformly from molds.)”
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