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Wilpert, Joseph
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(Giuseppe; Aug 22, 1857, Eiglau, Silesia – Mar 10, 1944, Rome), Catholic priest and professor in Rome from 1926. Wilpert published three monumental works discussing the historical monument in Rome, which are still fundamental to any study of early Christian art.

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Works include: Die Malereien der Katakomben Roms, 1903 (Ger. & Ital.)

Die römischen Mosaiken und Malereien der kirchlichen Bauten vom 4. bis 13. Jahrhundert, 4 vols., 1916; partial repr. with suppls.: Die römischen Mosaiken der kirchlichen Bauten vom 4. bis 13. Jahrhundert., ed. W…

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Koch, Guntram, “Wilpert, Joseph”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_224285>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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