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Sant’Anna Hospital in Ferrara

Sara Zanella Cona, Italy   Sant’Anna church: first site of the hospital When the Marquis Nicolò III of Este and his son Leonello were ruling Ferrara at the beginning of the fifteenth century, about twenty different confraternities of monks and friars and lay associations, had the monopoly over the citizens’ health care. In hope of […]