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  • The Black Death : The Deaths Of The Black Death

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    had to survive a deadly plague called the Black Death. have you ever thought how our ancestors were affected by that disease? Our ancestors had to live through the Black Death and were affected by the Black Death emotionally, physically, and economically. So many people had to live through the Black Death and were hurt emotionally that they had to lose their family and friends all because of the Black Death. a lot of people thought that the Black Death was a punishment from God and the angels

  • The Black Of Black Death

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    history few events seem as cataclysmic as the Black Death. The Black Death was actually one of the most deadly pandemics in human history. This awful pandemics most devastating time in Europe was between 1348 and 1350. According to some estimates it wiped out at least two-thirds of Europe’s population. A Malmesbury monk from Wiltshire wrote that, “Over England as a whole a fifth og men, women and children were carried to the grave.” (James “Black Death: The lasting impact”) Many epidemiologists still

  • The Black Deaths : Death

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    The Black Deaths: Death One of the most devastating pandemics in history during the 14th century caused turmoil and massive death amongst Europe. The disastrous disease known as the Black Death ultimately wrenched society in melancholia and disseverment. As a result, a series of social and economic upheavals had a profound effect on society; creating lack of optimism of better days. The people suffered religiously because the pandemic displayed a darker side of life leaving them to question their

  • The Death Of The Black Death

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    The Black Death, one of the greatest natural disaster to hit Europe thus causing the death of many people in the most horrific manner and cause the end of feudalism. This was a disaster that affected one third of the European continent and also one that no one was prepared to face. It killed more people than during a war and it impacted simple lives of people, their culture, religion and the economy as a whole. The origin of The Black Death has several explanations. Some people said The Black Death

  • Death And The Black Death

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    The Black Death The Black Death was a plague that devastated Europe in the fourteenth century. Trade routes, especially, were overrun with people dying from this plague. These trade routes were covered in dirt and full of plenty of people in close quarters, making this plague more damaging. About one out of three people died at the hand of this vile disease, and no one could figure out how it was spread. Anarchy spread throughout Europe. People guessed the causes and tried to deal with the

  • Death And The Black Death

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    dead bodies. I am death. I have lived forever. I will live until no human lives no more. I will continue collecting the souls of the deceased on earth and taking them to rest in the light blue place beyond. I lived through the Black Death watching on as the world experienced the disastrous effects. It all started in 1330 when I was drawn to China as the death count increased rapidly. The Yuan Empire was experiencing a devastating famine, this is where I believe the Black Death started. In 1345 I

  • The Death Of The Black Death

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    grew were dying. On the wake of these seven distressing years of weather and famine was the greatest plague of all times, The Black Death. In 1347 AD, The Black Death began spreading throughout Western Europe. Over the time span of three years, the widespread epidemic killed one third of the population in Europe with pretty near twenty five million people dead. The Black Death killed many more Europeans than any other endemic or war up to that time, vastly impacting the Church, the people, and the economy

  • The Death Of The Black Death

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    The Black Death was a very important time in history and, while devastating, it led to many advances in medicine due to the mass spread of a new deadly disease. The 14th Century encompassed the time period of January 1, 1301 to December 31, 1400. When this disease struck, Ole J. Benedictow calculates that it killed about 50 million people in Europe alone, which was about 60% of Europe’s population at the time. That being said, the Black Death, often referred to as the Bubonic Plague, clocked in

  • The Black Plague : The Death Of The Black Death

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    In the year 1348 the world changed forever. The Black Death, which is another name for the Bubonic Plague, laid havoc on the entire world. “The plague chases the screaming without pity and does not accept a treasure for a ransom. Its engine is far-reaching. The plague enters into the house and swears it will not leave except with all of its inhabitants…” (Al-Wardi, #29, 113). The plague did not care if the people were rich, poor, white, black, Muslim or Catholic, it would kill whomever it could.

  • Death In The Black Death

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    and Europe until it hit London. The Black Death lasted from 1350 and intermittently came back killing half of the population. The plague started with an infected rat flea that contained Yersina Pestis bacterium. This infection not only was found in rats, but dogs, cats, squirrels, chipmunks and mice. Since antibiotics weren't invented, treatments they tried to use were ineffective and useless. Everyone was in a chaotic state, trying to be free from this awful death that surrounded them, or cure it

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