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Roman Triptych. Meditations is a poem by Pope [[John Paul II]], published in Italy ( Vatican )on March 2003 by Libreria Editrice Vaticana, with the presentation of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. Roman Triptych by John Paul II is the only poem writted in his long Pontificate. The official inauguration of the italian version (translate by Grazyna Miller) of the " Roman Triptych " (Trittico romano. Meditazioni) this ceremonial it been in the " Sala Stampa Vaticana " on March 6 th 2003 in the presence of the Excellent Autor. The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the successor of St. ... Official papal image of John Paul II. His Holiness Pope John Paul II, né Karol Józef Wojtyła (born May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Poland), is the current Pope — the Bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. ... March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (b. ... Pontiff is a title of certain religious leaders. ... Grazyna Miller (1957) is a poet born in Poland. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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ArtLex on Triptychs (353 words)
The outer parts of such triptychs were typically hinged to the central one so that they could be closed over it, and in this case reverse sides were often painted.
Although "triptych" originally described a specific type of Roman writing tablet that had three hinged panels, it makes sense that the word was adopted first for a three-paneled painting, and then to include anything composed of three parts.
The related modern word "trifold" is popularly used to describe a common brochure format with two and three folds; or three hinged boards for museum, educational, commercial, and other displays.
Warsaw Voice - Papal Poetry (750 words)
Written in Polish, Roman Triptych is the first book of poetry written by a pope as well as one of few to be considered a bestseller on its first day of publication.
Roman Triptych is the third book authored by John Paul II, apart from his homily collections and official papal documents.
Roman Triptych was written late last year after the pope's August visit to Poland and was completed in December.
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