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Author: Ameyden, Dirk, 1586-1656.
Title: Pietas Romana et Parisiensis, or, A faithful relation of the several sorts of charitable and pious works eminent in the cities of Rome and Paris the one taken out of the book written by Theodorus Amydenus ; the other out of that by Mr. Carr.
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Print source: Pietas Romana et Parisiensis, or, A faithful relation of the several sorts of charitable and pious works eminent in the cities of Rome and Paris the one taken out of the book written by Theodorus Amydenus ; the other out of that by Mr. Carr.
Ameyden, Dirk, 1586-1656., Carre, Thomas, 1599-1674., R. H., 1609-1678.

Printed at Oxford: [s.n.], 1687.
Alternate titles: De pietate Romana. English
Reproduction of originals in Yale University Library and in Huntington Library.
Copy on reel 5:13 lacks second part by Mr. Carr ([4], 66 p.)
"Two compendious extracts: one out of Theodorus Amydenus's Pietas Romana, written anno Domini 1624 [i.e. 1625], the other out of Mr. Carr's Piety of Paris, anno Domini 1666."
The second part has half title: Pietas Parisiensis, or, A short description of the piety and charity commonly exercised in Paris. Extracted out of Mr. Carr's relation thereof, published an. Dom. 1666.
Prepared for publication by Abraham Woodhead (R.H.) and published anonymously after his death. Cf. DNB.
Subject terms:
Charities -- Early works to 1800.
Paris (France) -- Charities.
Rome (Italy) -- Charities.

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Christian Reader.
A Faithful Relation of seve∣ral sorts of Charitable and Pious Works eminent in the City of ROME.
THE FIRST PART. Of Corporal Works of CHARITY.
CHAP. I. Of Hospitals for the Sick and Infirm. And first of those common for all sick Persons.
Such are, 1. The Hospital of the Holy Spirit.
II. The Hospital for the Sick near St. John Laterans.
III. The Hospital of St. Mary of Consolation.
IV. The Hospital of our Lady in the Garden.
V. The Hospital of St. Roche.
VI. The Hospital called of John of God, or, Be-doing-good, Brethren.
VII. The Hospital of St. James in Augusto. For the Incurable.
The Hospital of the Holy Trinity for Convalescents. And of St. Anthony for Cripples. And of St. Lazarus for Lepers.
The Pazzarella or Place for Mad-People.
CHAP. II. Of National Hospitals for the Sick of their own Country.
CHAP. III: Thirdly of the Hospitals destined to the se∣veral sorts of Artificers and Tradesmen.
CHAP. IV. Fourthly, Of the Hospitals for Orphan Boys and Girls having no Parents.
CHAP. V. Provision against some other casualties; As First, Domus Pia. A place wherein those that are ill-married are succoured.
CHAP. VI. Of certain Alms of Bread, Wine and Monies ordered to be given.
CHAP. VII. Of the Mount of Piety and Pawns.
CHAP. VIII. Of visiting the Prisons, and releiv∣ing poor Prisoners.
CHAP. IX. Of the plentiful provision of Dowries for poor Maids.
CHAP. X. Concerning publick places appointed for the reception and entertainment of Pilgrims and Strangers of all Nations.
CHAP. XI. Of National Hospitals for Entertain∣ment of Strangers according to the Na∣tion they are of.
CHAP. XII. Of the Roman Charity for Burial of such Dead, as dy extream poor, or are exe∣cuted by the hand of Justice.
The Second PART. Of Spiritual Works of CHARITY.
CHAP. I. Of initiating of Children in the first Rudi∣ments of Learning, and Holy Myste∣ries of Christian Religion.
CHAP. II. Of the greater Schools, and Publick Roman Colledge; and the Ʋniver∣sity called the Sapientia.
CHAP. III. Of certain private Colledges in the City of Rome.
I. Of the Roman Seminary.
II. Of Colledges in Rome built for particular Nations. First, Of the German Colledge.
II. Of the English Colledge.
III. The Greek Colledge.
IV. The Maronites Colledge.
V. The Colledge for Neophytes.
VI. The Scots Colledge.
VII. The Clementine Colledge for the Illyrians.
VIII. Of two particular Colledges, founded by two Cardinals in their own Palaces.
IX. Of the Colledge for Orphans.
X Of the Colledge Matthaei, or St. Hierome's Colledge.
XI. Palotta's Colledge.
XII. Cardinal Gymnasius's Colledge.
XIII. Of several Religious Houses having Readers and Professors after the manner of Colledges.
XIV. St. Bonaventure's Colledge of Minor Conventuals.
XV. Of the Colledge for Catechumeni.
CHAP. IV. Of publick Sermons and Preaching of the Word of God in Rome.
CHAP. V. Concerning certain Religious Com-promi∣sers of Strifes, Deciders of Law-Cases, and just Defenders of right Pleas.
CHAP. VI. Of visiting sick and weak persons, and the administring of Spiritual Refection to the Devout while they are dying.
CHAP. VII. Touching the indefatigable Administration of the Sacraments, Penance, and the Eucharist.
CHAP. VIII. Of the publick and common Suffrages for the Dead.
The Third PART. Containing the General Devotion towards GOD.
CHAP. I. Of the publick Devotion of the Pope, and Cardinals and People of Rome, in observing Holy Festivals and Visiting Churches.
CHAP. II. Of the Patriarchal, Collegiate, and Parish Churches in Rome.
CHAP. III. Of the many Monasteries in Rome of Re∣ligious men and women, reciting the ca∣nonical hours, and offering up other Hymns and Lauds to God night and day: and the Priests at due times celebrating the Holy Mass.
CHAP. IV. Of the Lay-Sodalities and Confraternities in Rome: And of their Oratories.
CHAP. V. Of the Congregations of Cardinals consult∣ing about Ecclesiastical Affairs and matters of Religion.
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CHAP. I. Of the Piety of the Priests and People in the dayly Service of God: and of the extra∣ordinary care taken in their Ordination.
CHAP. II. Of the beginning and Progress of the Con∣gregation of the Mission.
CHAP. III. Of the great assistance and Charities which Father Vincent procured to be sent into Loraine: And into Picardy and Cham∣pine (wasted with war) and distributed there by these Missioners.
CHAP. IV. The Establishment of an Hospital in St. Lazar's Suburbs, for those Children found exposed in the Streets. And of the Dames and Sisters of the Charity in Paris, and elsewhere.
The Institution of the Charity in the most of, or even all, the Parishes of Paris.
CHAP. V. Of an Hospital of old Men and Wo∣men, founded in St. Lazar's Suburbs by Mr. Vincent.
CHAP. VI. Of the Charities procured for the poor Criminals condemned to the Gallies.
CHAP. VII. Of the Hospital of the Holy Ghost, situated near the Town-House, in a place called the Greeve. And of the Hospital of the Holy Trinity, in St. Denise's Street.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Hospital of les enfants rouges, or, God's Children, as a King of France would have them called: in the Street Portfoin near the Temple: And of the Hospital called the Misericorde, or, Work of Mercy.
Of the Hospital called the Misericorde, or, Work of Mercy.
CHAP. IX. Of the Hospital in St. German's Suburbs, called la petit Maison. Of the Hospital of the three hundred Blind-men, called Quinze vingt. And of the Hospital called, The Providence.
Of the Hospital of the three hundred Blind-men, commonly called the Quinze-vingt.
The Hospital called the Providence,
CHAP. X. Of the Hospital named la Charitie, in St. German's Suburbs.
CHAP. XI. Of the Hospital General.
CHAP. XII. Of the great Hospital called l' Hostel Dieu, or, God's House.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Hospital called Our Ladies of the Incurables.
CHAP. XIV. Of divers other Charities, which cannot so well be particularized.
A particular Catalogue of which is here exhibited.