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Antiquarians

Clutterbuck, Cuthbert
retired captain, devoted to study of antiquities. [Br. Lit.: The Monastery]
Oldbuck, Jonathan
learned and garrulous antiquary. [Br. Lit.: The Antiquary]
Teufelsdroeckh, Herr
eccentric German philosopher and professor. [Br. Lit.: Sartor Resartus; Brewer Handbook, 1088]
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Most critics have privileged Edie's testimony over Oldbuck's,(22) a reading supported by the "playful" figure of antiquarian mismanagement in Oldbuck.
For nearly half a century, Albi Rosenthal has been preeminent among the world's music antiquarian dealers.
The title and subtitle suggest an antiquarian work, which this is not.
He also investigates why the public so readily and widely accepted the antiquarian views.
When the antiquarians of the fifteenth century sought to revive villa culture, the area of Frascati was an ideal site.
Antiquarians of this sort are known to us from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and China, from the 2nd millennium BC and until the European Renaissance.
Some music antiquarians also handle music iconography in the form of prints, drawings, paintings, and vintage photographs, all with musical subjects.
Ultimately, as fragments of Greek civilization found their way into the cabinets of antiquarians, divorced from their primitive spatial surroundings, that vision of ruin, symbol of human frailty and decadence, emerged in the Romantic imagination.
In this sparkling miscellany (Angelo Poliziano's term for this genre) we are introduced into a gallery of humanists, artists, scientists, inventors, printers, critics and hypercritics, antiquarians, archeologists, travelers, encyclopedists, philosophers, occultists, visionaries, pedants, and forgers, all joined in the pursuit of learned "revelation"; and we are brought back in this anxious age of urgent innovation to an awareness of the perennial and productive confrontation between ancients and moderns.
the works of commentators, antiquarians, and grammarians, which provided an abundant source of variant readings and a stimulus to interpolation.
Steven Bule published a study of four of his major commissions in 1987, and Civitali has long been an object of interest to local art historians and antiquarians.