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    Black Death Plague Essay

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    few have been as bad as the infamous Black Death. This plague took millions of people 's lives throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. It was so devastating that it is still spoken of today as a reminder to use proper sanitation. The Black Death, a deadly disease, terrorized the people of Europe and was so devastating it changed people 's outlook on life. Before the black death ever struck Europe it was in China, India, Persia, Syria, and Egypt (Black Death). Europe was actually in a pretty…

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    The Black Death left its mark on medieval society. The Black Death was the most devastating epidemic in world history. A third of the population died in Europe. Doctors during this period faced numerous challenges in dealing with the deadly disease. During the 14th Century, the lives of doctors were severely impacted. The doctors were significantly impacted during the Black Death. This essay will be focusing on the Black Death. How it impacted medieval society during the 13th and the 14th…

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    The “Black Death” was one of, if not the most devastating pandemics to sweep the earth since humans have populated it. It was widely thought to be caused by a bacteria called Yersinia Pestis and in recent studies and research, evidence has made a strong case for the confirmation of that bacteria as the cause of the Black Death. Graves in Europe that were tied to that time period and the Black Death showed traces of that bacteria in both southern and northern Europe (Haensch et al. 4). In the…

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    The Black Death The Black Death was a very deadly disease, killing many people across Europe. It was also called the Black Plague. The Black Plague was a disease that affected many people that spread across Europe and destroyed their normal living style. There were a lot of symptoms that both men and women would have. At first if you had the disease, you would start to swell in certain spots. Like under the armpit or the groin. They are called tumors. “These swellings got hard like rocks and…

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    us or before we die from this deadly plague. I’m a doctor and I have never seen nothing like this. The plague is spreading fast and there is no medicine that can cure anyone. The Black Death is affecting almost everyone. People are accusing us, the Jews, of poisoning the water that is believed to be causing the Black Death. All the Jews are going to be killed starting tomorrow because the people believe that if they kill all Jews the plague will end. If we don’t leave we will die. The Jews are…

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    The Black Death is a high mortality rate disease, patient died within just one day after they first touch it. As Italy writer Giovanni Boccaccio described in his work The Decameron, “How many valiant men, how many fair ladies, breakfast with their kinfolk and the same night supped with their ancestors in the next world” (the Black Death and the Transformation of the West, 40.) What a tragic scene! Imagine there were numerous people died everyday, you will never know were the people lying on the…

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    the stench of disease. The landscape, shriveled and fallow. A syrupy silence hangs over the land. It is 1348; the Black Death is here. Scampering up a mooring rope and into a trade vessel, a harbor rat carries a deadly passenger, the Yersinia pestis. And in October of 1347, the ship, docked in Messina, carries the Black Death into Europe (“Black Death”). Swollen lymph nodes, mottled black skin, and infection are merciless; victims eat lunch with their friends, and dinner with their ancestors.…

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    rain. The harvest was negatively affected it assured that there might be food shortages. There was a worse enemy that began to appear which is the Black Death. It was not clear from where did the black death appeared in England or how did it reach England. At that time some reports said that it reached Dorset while others said Bristol. The Black Death appeared in the end of July or the begging of August. In the mid-summer the Channel Islands were distracted under an outbreak of the plague.…

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    The Black Death killed one third of Medieval Europe. Millions were killed and the disease began to affect other areas of life. Social standings shifted, the economy weakened and the relationship between the people and the church deteriorated. The consequences and destruction the Black Death had caused was felt long after t had rampaged through Europe. The Black Death arrived in Europe by sea in October 1347 when 12 Genoese trading ships docked at the Sicilian port of Messina…

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    Black Death Film Analysis

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    1353, Christopher Smith decided to direct Black Death (2010) (Benedictow 42). This fourteenth century-based film examines the relationship between fear and faith, while sticking to the medieval atmosphere of the real-world occurrence. Throughout the film, many important aspects of the era are covered, including the role of the medieval Church, people’s reactions to the plague, as well as the impact of the plague. Although the plot and characters of Black Death are fictional, many aspects of the…

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