The Black Death
In this work, Sean Martin looks at the origins of the bubonic plague, aiming to trace its march through Europe from the Italian cities to the far-flung corners of Scandinavia. He describes contemporary responses to the plague, in order to make clear how helpless was the medicine of the day in the face of it. He examines the renewed persecution of the Jews, blamed by many Christians for the spread of the disease, and seeks to highlight the bizarre attempts by such groups as the Flagellants to ward off what they saw as the wrath of God. His book is an account of what is considered one of the great catastrophes of history.
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Review: Black DeathUser Review - Pam Terry - Goodreads
Picked up my interest instantly. Was very authentic and historic, but told with such finesse that it felt like a seamless story. I love history and anyone who like history or the stories of true ... Read full review
Review: The Black DeathUser Review - Goodreads
It's really vague in the beginning but as I continued I understood more of it. Imagine if we were going through the Black Death now, in 2012, and that the Earth is going to last until 3000. Lots of ...
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