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The Sick Poor: How do we defi ne them and what should we do with them?

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G.B. Ferngren


Organized care for the poor was not known in the civil charity that existed in the classical culture of Greece and Rome. In its framework, aid was distributed by rich philanthropists among all citizens, regardless of their social status or fi nancial status. The new charity system, based on donations, was established on the basis of Christian and not Greco-Roman values and led to a redefi nition of the concept of „poor”

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