Heyne, Christian Gottlob

Full Name: 
Heyne, Christian Gottlob
Other Names: 
Christian Gottlob Heyne
Date Born: 
1729
Date Died: 
1812
Place Born: 
Chemnitz, Germany
Place Died: 
Göttingen, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Gender: 
male
Overview: 

Greek and Roman sculpture scholar, early professor of Archaeology and Ancient History at University of Göttingen. Heyne studied at the university in Leipzig where he heard courses by Johann Friedrich Christ. Heyne was a prominent critic of Johann Joachim Winckelmann.

Sources: 
Archäologenbildnisse: Porträts und Kurzbiographien von Klassichen Archäologen deutscher Sprache. Reinhard Lullies, ed. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1988: 8-9