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commentary. ﬁrst to give fundamental role to material remains in
reconstructing the past. gave material culture. 1687, venetians laid siege to the turkish forces occupying the acropolis. they put all their weapons in the paratehnon and it
was destroyed (roof etc). johann hoachim winckelmann- egotistical.
famous work: wrote about image below. guy
said beware greek baring gifts to snake punish
1717-1768 art historian; Johann Winckelmann;
classical arcaheology laocoon 1506 (vatican) described by winkelmanand
developed art history and asethetics. was found in
rome in 1506 (he never went to greece). baroque
style. the person is a soothsayer and sons.
greek scuputer was colorful. he categorized art
using archaiac, classical, boroque (over the top).
problem he was looking at roman not greek. 1801-1805, 3 goddesses from parathenon taken by elgin into british museums. took 56
slabs from the frieze(around top of parathenon). removed tempe of athena nike (kinda) lord byron: poet; againist elgin because he took the
spoils. help greeks ﬁght indepence from turks, and
didnt want things greek taken. aka george gordon.
philhellene: lover of greeks. died in greece in 1824....
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