Peregrinorum, pauperum ac aliorum transeuntium receptaculum: Hospitäler zwischen Maas und Rhein im Mittelalter

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F. Steiner, 2007 - History - 512 pages
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During the Middle Ages, hospitals were not only a central part of social and spiritual life, but also a driving force in the emancipation of towns and cities and central nodes in transport and migration networks. This volume analyzes ca 530 hospitals in the region between Meuse and Rhine, in order to answer questions such as: When and where were hospitals built?; Who founded hospitals and why?; What were the functions of medieval hospitals? German text.

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