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Hospitals in the Byzantine Empire: The origins of the Welfare State?

Dr Peregrine Horden, Reader in Medieval History, looks at whether the hospitals of Byzantium can be viewed as a Welfare State in the Making

Byzantium was the first civilisation in Western Eurasia to show widespread concern for the poor and sick and to express this concern in the kind of hospitals recognizable to us today.


Dr Peregrine Horden | talks


Date and Time:

1 February 2007 at 7:30 pm


1 hour



The Guildhall
High Street
01483 444035

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Guildford Museum
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Guildford Museum, Castle Arch, Guildford GU1 3SX
Telephone: 01483 444750

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