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    The Black Death had undermined people’s faith in the Church because it was viewed as a punishment given by God. The plague began in Messina, a city on the coast of Sicily, in 1347. It had rose quickly, raging across Italy and rapidly spreading throughout Europe. It had no qualms against killing the wealthy, land-owning, and the devout. This capacity to kill just about everyone resulted the breakdown of society and widespread panic. Desperate to be spared, they turned to Catholic Church for help.…

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    The Black Death was a major epidemic of the bubonic plague that killed over one third of Eurasia’s population in the 1350s. Last year, I travelled to China, Italy, and England to find out how the Black Death impacted Eurasia during the 1300s. Throughout my journey, I investigated the Silk Road in China, the Orsanmichele church in Italy, and the Museum of London in England for clues that would help me discover the factors that made the Black Death one of the most devastating epidemics in human…

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    The Black Death was known as the “Great Mortality.” It happened in between the years of 1347 and 1350. The amount of lives lost during this pandemic suddenly stopped the economic expansion that spread throughout Europe and Islam (Smith et al. 478). The Black Death resulted in an estimated 75 to 200 million people in Eurasia. The black death not only affected the population it also affected the way the economy was set up. It affected trade and the all the ways that goods get from place to place.…

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    There are many different types of diseases out there in our world. There is one bacteria infection though that had a major effect on the earth. A huge event called the black death spreaded through Europe in the 14 century. What was this infection called you may ask…. It’s called plague. Plague is a bacteria infection that is found in rodents fleas. There are many different types of rodents that could carry this infection like mice, chipmunks, and squirrels. But the most common carrier of…

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    The basic basics (basic background knowledge before you go) The Black Death The Black Death was a deadly plague, made up of the septicaemic, the pneumonic and the bubonic plague. It occurred during the Middle Ages killing millions from China, across to Europe and down to Africa and Egypt. The plague was a pandemic because this it was so brutal and damaged a vast amount of the population in many different countries. The septicaemic The rarest and most deadly form of the plague was the…

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    A dark and deadly disease swept across Europe, parts of China and the Middle East during the medieval times. Also known as the Bubonic Plague, the Black Death was a tragic and confusing sickness for those living in the infested areas. It was so tragic, that a new era had begun after the last phase of the disease, and was the reason of evolution. The effects of the Bubonic Plague led to a new era due to the fact of population decline, economical issues and finding a new meaning to life. The…

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    John Hatcher’s “The Black Death: The intimate story of a Village in Crisis, 1345-1350”, Book Review With the innovation of John Hatcher’s, The Black Death: The intimate story of a Village in Crisis, 1345-1350, he attempts to present an invented view of an English village during the pestilence of 1349. Using the archaeological process of theories as a basis, Hatcher’s micro historical approach to the black plague is quite important based on the exploration of new theories that adhere to the…

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    The Black Death The Bubonic Plague, otherwise known as the Black Death, was the most devastating pandemic in human history. The disease is thought to have originated in China, where during the 14th century it killed half of the population, while in Europe it killed a third of the population. In fact, it took Europe 150 years to recover from such a high mortality (Wein p1). The cause of the disease is a bacillus, Yesinia pestis, which infects the rodent’s bloodstream, and after death, passes on…

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    The Black Death stayed in London until the 1350’s wiping out an estimated third to a half of the population. Peasants from the country side saw this as an opportunity to live the privilege urban life style they’ve dreamed and migrated. Adding to the recent plague that wiped out a great percentage of peasant, it only adds up to a shortage of labourers already affecting landowners. The shortage of labours worked in favour of the peasants and many saw this a loophole to challenge the old feudal…

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    The Black Plague, also known as the Black Death, was declared as the “Greatest Catastrophe ever” (Benedictow). This disease swept over all of Europe and wiped out about one third of the population. This disease and its affects have been one of the biggest in history. The plague spread rapidly as it could be transmitted from person to person. The disease forever changed Europe’s history and population. The Black Death had huge effects on Europe based on how it spread, what the disease entailed,…

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