Influenze Bizantine nelle Strutture Sanitarie dei Secoli V-IX in Roma

Luciana Rita Angeletti, Berenice Cavarra


Medical and welfare centers ( xenodochia, diaconiae), were built in Rome in the early Middle Age under the byzantine influence. The byzantine influence played a very important role in organizing these welfare institutions as well as in promoting cultural, ethical and religious patterns in order to provide treatments and aids for the poor and sick people. 


Key words: Rome - Byzantine Influence - Philantropia - Xenodochia - Diaconiae 

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