Cosimo De Giorgi's tomb

Cosimo De Giorgi died on the 22nd December 1922 in Lecce. The tomb was located in his family chapel in the old part of the town's cemetery.

On the frontage of the burial place is engraved in Latin “IN TE DOMINE SPERAVI” (“IN THEE, O LORD, HAVE I PUT MY TRUST”), the incipit of Psalm 30.

Later the chapel was sold and Cosimo De Giorgi’s remains were lost.


Cosimo De Giorgi’s death was enrolled at number 543 in Lecce ‘s register of deaths of 1922, because of an acute gastroenteritis. He was brought to cemetery two days after his passing.

  • Photos and main text by Mariangela Corsetti ti.orebil|69ittesrocalegnairam#| and Giulia Corciulo moc.liamtoh|oluicrocailuig#| (November 2015), courtesy of Prof Riccardo Carrozzini

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