Casualties among children in the light of Polish medieval "Catalogues of miracles"

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2008

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"Catalogues of miracles" show the number of children which was injured or killed. Parents or relatives turned to the saints with pleas for curing or bringing their child back to life. I discuss the categories of the accidents, the age of injured, the types of pleas, parent's feelings and vows.

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children, Middle Ages, Poland, catalogues of miracles, health, saints, casualties

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Acta Poloniae Historica vol. 98, 2008, s. 49-60

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Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu
Biblioteka Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu
Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego