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The Normativity of Measure in Gregory Nazianzus' and Gregory of Nyssa's Orations on Love for the Destitute Poor
Gregory Nazianzus and Gregory of Nyssa between them composed three orations on love of the destitute poor: Nazianzen's Oration 14, Peri philoptōchias and Nyssen's On love of the poor 1 and 2 (De beneficentia and In illud: quatenus uni ex his fecistis mihi fecistis). All three situate leprosy as the most extreme, and therefore paradigmatic, form of poverty as a basis for exhorting Christians to the practice of love. Those suffering from leprosy were stigmatised and excluded from society even bydoi:10.31743/vp.12267 fatcat:x5qnj6fw4nhnxmujkf27js54ma