A sanctum or childcare-sanctum is the name of state-funded institution that cares for Azurite youth between the ages of 1-15. Children are grouped into sections of ten to twenty, and are then looked after and taught by Caretakers, each embodiyng a different virtue:

  • Caretaker Agape: Love, especially familial love.
  • Caretaker Techne: Technical skill, often in art and crafts.
  • Caretaker Logos: Rational thinking and scientific pursuit.
  • Caretaker Sophia: Wisdom and careful consideration, philosophy.
  • Caretaker Phronesis: Practical wisdom or prudence.