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Category:Roman Charity

Roman Charity (Italian Carità Romana; Latin Caritas Romana) is an ancient Roman moral exemplar in which a daughter provides her breast milk to save an aging parent. The best-known version is that of Pero, who secretly breastfeeds her father, Cimon, after he is incarcerated and sentenced to death by starvation.

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This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.