La misericordia nel mondo antico e medievale: una prospettiva storica

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Mercy in the ancient and medieval world: a historical perspective

Elisabetta Filippini

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Abstract

[Autom. eng. transl.] The contribution shows the plurality of declinations that had in ancient and medieval times the concept of mercy, which are rooted in the roots of Western civilization, with particular reference to the Christian religion. The latter has been investigated in its social aspects and active assistance to the poor and the sick.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Mercy in the ancient and medieval world: a historical perspective
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationEducati dalla Misericordia. Un nuovo sguardo sull'umano.
EditorsGiuseppe Colombo
Pages59-68
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Carità
  • Confraternite
  • Misericordia
  • Ordini religiosi

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