Death And The Black Death

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Imagine peering out your window on a hot summer day. Gazing up at the sky and seeing an eye-scorching, glorious sunset. Then you see the blood and oozing scabs covering 3 out of every 10 of all your friends and family member bodies. What would you do if this monstrous disease called The Black Death was taking over your village? Well, this very tragic event in history did, in fact, happen.The Black Death started to take over the world around 1347 and originated in China. It tested the villager’s emotions and abilities to do what's right in hard times. The disease pulled on their tender heartstring and ripped them apart. The Muslim and Christian religious reactions to this tragic situation were more different than alike. Some people were being helpful and generous to the sick, while others were taking advantage of the dying people. What would you do if this monstrous disease called The Black Death was taking over your village? During The Black Death, the Christian and Muslim religious reactions were more different than alike. The author of a primary source written in 1348 called Cronaca Senese (3A) is named Agnolo di Tura (The Fat). The author states, “Father abandoned child, wife, husband, one brother another”. This quote is one representation of how the Christians reacted to the black death. Christians left there friends and even family members in the dust. Christians were more worried about surviving themselves and taking advantage of the people dying than they were

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