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Author Miller, Timothy S.

Title The orphans of Byzantium [electronic resource] : child welfare in the Christian empire / Timothy S. Miller.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 340 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-325) and index.
Contents The ancient world -- The new Jerusalem -- Byzantine guardianship -- The Byzantine church -- Abandonment and adoption -- The Orphanotropheion : administration -- The Orphanotropheion : the orphan school -- Did it work? -- The West.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of the East, 1048-1118.
Orphanages -- Byzantine Empire.
Child welfare -- Byzantine Empire.
Guardian and ward -- Byzantine Empire.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813213134
9780813220796 (electronic bk.)

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