Alfred Louis Delattre

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Alfred Louis Delattre

Alfred Louis Delattre (26 June 1850 – 12 January 1932) was a French archaeologist, born at Déville-lès-Rouen.

Sent as a missionary to Algeria, he became chaplain of the church of St. Louis of Carthage and conservator of the archaeological museum at Algiers, his investigations among the ruins of ancient Carthage were very valuable. He became director of the Musée Lavigerie de Saint-Louis de Carthage, founded through his efforts in 1875, his works include:

  • Carthage et la Tunisie au point de vue archéologique (1883)
  • Inscriptions de Carthage (1884–85)
  • Souvenirs de la croisade de Saint Louis trouvés à Carthage (1888)
  • Les tombeaux puniques de Carthage (1890)
  • Souvenirs de l'ancienne église d'Afrque (1893)
  • Musée Lavigerie de Saint-Louis de Carthage (three volumes, 1899-1900)

Literature[edit]

For his articles in periodicals, consult Marquis d'Anselme de Puisaye, Etude sur les diverses publications du Révérend Pére Delattre (Paris, 1895).

External links[edit]

  • Works by or about Alfred Louis Delattre at Internet Archive
  • Works by or about Alfred Louis Delattre in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
  • Wikisource-logo.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.