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From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek. ---->>>

We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all of our lives digging for relics of the past. ---->>>

No, this customary aim of research by excavators is completely foreign to the historical work with which I am occupied... my sole and only aim is to be able to establish a historical fact, on which I disagree with some eminent historians and geographers. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: January 6, 1822
Die: December 26, 1890
Occupation: Scientist

Heinrich Schliemann (German: [ˈʃliːman]; 6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890) was a German businessman and a pioneer in the field of archaeology. He was an advocate of the historicity of places mentioned in the works of Homer and an archaeological excavator of Hissarlik, now presumed to be the site of Troy, along with the Mycenaean sites Mycenae and Tiryns (wikipedia)