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    The Black Death is one of the common names for the horrendous plague that swept through most of Europe in the 14th century AD. It is a common belief that this disease was carried by rats and was transmitted by even coming into close proximity with an individual who was infected by this deadly plague. This troublesome time affected many of the people in Europe, and left it drastically changed. The Black Death had a lasting effect on the Western world and created difficulties for the people who…

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    The Black Death was an important moment in human history, as it showed how a poorly understood disease could spread rapidly through an unprepared populace. The Black Death made a great impact on the people of that time, including the fall of the economy. The origins of the Black Death have been unknown until recent years. Gene sequencing has determined that the plague emerged in China more than 2,600 years ago. However, the first historical record of an actual epidemic was in 1338-1339. It…

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    I was most surprised about the flagellant response to the Black Death during this period of history. I understand the strong connection that people of that era had to their faith and religion, but I don’t understand the idea of harming oneself in order to atone for the anger of God. The Black Death was seen by many to be a direct punishment for the evils of man that was ordained by God and the response of the flagellants was to inflict self-harm in order to alleviate the anger that God must have…

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    who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future-John F. Kennedy. The Black Death was a tragic event that took place in Europe during the 14th century. The disease left a lasting impact on Europe, resulting in a new worldview. The Black Death, one of the greatest catastrophes in history, resulted in a world of fear. What started as a few infected sailors docking in Italy, resulted in the death of half of Europe's population. The disease started out in Asia and then spread…

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    different in how they dealt with The Black Death. Mainly how the Muslims responded was they thought that they now needed to be saved or cleansed, and the Christians were worried about the pope because they had thought for all their life that he could fix these type of things when in reality he couldn’t. So both society groups or religions were panicking just in different ways. The Black Death had two other names the Great Pestilence, and the Great Plague. The Black Death was actually a…

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    The plague also referred to as the Black Death was a sickness that killed one third of medieval Europe, which started in 1347 and ended in 1352. The Black Death was a massive event in Europe's history. It had both devastating immediate effects and long-term effects. It effected the medical practices and the future of medicine as it put a bigger significance on practice , the economic effect, the church and the loss of respect and influence and the down fall of the feudal system. These were all…

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    The Black Death The Black Death, or bubonic plague, has been, by far, one of the most destructive, widespread, epidemics in history. Between the years 1346 and 1353, through commerce, the spread of bacteria, and bad hygiene, the Black Death came about in Europe, eventually eradicating between seventy-five and two-hundred million Europeans. It has been concluded that the Black Death originated in the dried up plains of Central Asia, and was spread through trade routes such as the silk road. In…

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    The plague killed more than 25 million people around the world. The plague had lots of causes and effects. Most people in Europe experienced The Black Death. The plague’s cause sparked scientists all over the world. Scientists found bacteria to be one of the causes of The Black Death. The bacterium was called Yersinia pestis (Dobson 8). The bacterium circulated among rodents (Benedictow). This bacterium was once harmless, but evolved to kill thousands of people (“Researchers” O6a). Scientists…

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    The plague commonly known as The Black Death first arrived in Europe around October 1347 at the port of Genoa. The Black Death did not catch on with Europeans until around nineteenth century. It took the plague about three years to achieve the status of pandemic. By the end of the plague about a third of the worlds population was erased as a direct result. The Black Death reshaped the world in numerous ways such as trade between nations, economy, and religion. Christians throughout Europe were…

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    The Black Death was one of the most devastating diseases in human history. The disease spread fast and covered the territory from China to England and the western part of Europe, covering almost all of Europe within several years. The disease was mysterious to Medieval people, the medicine back in the day was underdeveloped to fight such a disease as the Black Death, which was thought to be a plague. The development and spread of the disease was fast and started the depopulation of Europe. At…

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