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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
276 words

(ξενών, νοσοκομει̑ον). One of the early Christian customs that impressed pagans was the care of the infirm, ill, and the

Hospital, Hospice

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1,345 words
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1

The first hospital establishments in the West go back to the Frankish period: their existence is attested then in numerous

Hospitals

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
1,438 words

Moral principles and religious goals had dominated the hospital's mission since its inception, but the emergence of modern European states

Hospitals

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
3,662 words
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1

Whereas the date and location of the first naval hospital are in dispute, it can be agreed that all great

hospitals

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
2,998 words

After 1500 most European hospitals continued to provide their traditional charitable services that included shelter, food, and spiritual salvation. However,

Hospitals

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
3,621 words

From their very inception, hospitals were envisioned as religious spaces, shelters, hospices, and places of confinement. Because early Christian theology

hospitals

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,047 words

The hospital arrived in Canada in the 17th century when Roman Catholic religious orders established the Hôtels-Dieux for the medical

hospitals and dispensaries

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
677 words

With the development of towns in Ireland from about the 9th century temporary houses began to be set aside for

hospitals and infirmaries

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
102 words

Medieval hospitals were charitable institutions founded by religious bodies, guilds, livery companies, and private individuals.

Most medieval hospitals

hospitals, military

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

Military hospitals, like their civilian counterparts, are institutions comprising organized medical and nursing staff. They provide a range of services,

Hospitals.

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Bernadette McCauley

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,459 words
The first hospitals in America were makeshift: military hospitals during the Colonial Era, and the Revolutionary War, and quarantine and inoculation hospitals during epidemics. By the ... More
hospitals and infirmaries

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
392 words
Medieval hospitals were charitable institutions founded by religious bodies, guilds, livery companies, and private individuals. One of the greatest English medieval hospitals was St ... More

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