The Middle Ages

The Black Death

  1. Introduction
  2. Origins
  3. The Plague Approaches Europe
  4. Arrival in the West
  5. The Disease
  6. Forms of Plague
  7. A Description
  8. Another Description
  9. Official Reactions
  10. Medical Measures
  11. Learned Opinion
  12. Avoidance
  13. The Flagellants
  14. Descriptions of the Flagellants
  15. Effects: population loss
  16. Effects: economy
  17. Effects: culture
  18. Effects: art
  19. Effects: politics
  20. Historical Timing of the Plague
  21. Recurrence
  22. A Postscript

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