ABERT, FRIEDRICH PHILIP VON: Roman Catholic archbishop of Bamberg; b. at Munnerstadt (35 m. n.n.e. of Wurzburg) May 1, 1852. He was educated at the Passau Lyceum (1870-71) and the University of Wurzburg (Ph.D., 1875), and from 1875 to 1881 was active as a parish priest. In the latter year he was appointed an assistant at the episcopal clerical seminary at Wurzburg, and four years later was made professor of dogmatics at the Royal Lyceum, Regensburg. In 1890 he was appointed professor of dogmatics and symbolics at Wursburg, where he was dean in 1894-95, 1899-1900, and rector in 1900-01. In 1905 he was consecrated archbishop of Bamberg. He has written Einheit des Seins in Christus nach der Lehre des heiligen Thomas von Aquin (Regensburg, 1889); Von den gottlichen Eigenschaften und von der Seligkeit, zwei dem heiligen Thomas von Aquin zugeschriebene Abhandlungen (Wurzburg, 1893); Bibliotheca Thomistica (1895); and Das Wesen des Christentuma nach Thomas von Aquin (1901).