Ernst Homann-Wedeking

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Ernst Homann-Wedeking (born July 13, 1908 in Bremen ; † August 8, 2002 ) was a German classical archaeologist .

Homann-Wedeking received his doctorate in 1934 at the University of Munich with the thesis Archaic Vase Ornaments in Attica, Laconia and Eastern Greece . In 1934/35 he received the Wülfing scholarship . From 1936 he worked at the Athens Department of the German Archaeological Institute , from 1938 at the Rome Department . After the war he became assistant to Guido Kaschnitz von Weinberg at the University of Frankfurt , where he received his habilitation on May 16, 1950 with his work The Beginnings of Large-Scale Greek Sculpture . From 1954 to 1959 Homann-Wedeking was Professor of Classical Archeology at the University of Hamburg , from 1959 to his retirement in 1973 at the University of Munich. From 1963 to 1975 he directed the excavations in the Heraion of Samos .


  • Archaic vase ornamentation in Attica, Laconia and Eastern Greece . Athens 1938.
  • Experiences [poems] . Rome 1940.
  • The beginnings of large-scale Greek sculpture . Mann, Berlin 1950.
  • Archaic Greece . Holle, Baden-Baden 1966 (Art of the World, Series 2: The Art of the Occident. Also Italian, French, English and Dutch translations). Reprinted 1975, ISBN 3-87355-119-5 .


  • Changes. Studies of ancient and modern art. Dedicated to Ernst Homann-Wedeking . Waldsassen 1975

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