Plague doctor
A plague doctor (Italian: medico della peste, Dutch: pestmeester, Spanish: médico de la peste negra, German: Pestarzt) was a special medical physician who treated those who had the pla...
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DNA In London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries Of The Great Plague
Scientists can use samples from skeletons’ teeth to answer lingering questions about the Black Death.
How Yersinia Pestis Evolved Its Ability To Kill Millions Via Pneumonic Plague
The mere mention of the plague brings to mind the devastating “Black Death” pandemic that spread across Europe in the 1300s. Mass graves were piled high with the corpses of its millions of victims, wh...
Black Death
The Black Death, causes and cures.
Plague doctor costume
The plague doctor's costume was the clothing worn by a plague doctor to protect him from airborne diseases. The costume consisted of an ankle length overcoat and a bird-like beak mask often filled wit...
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DNA In London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries Of The Great Plague
Scientists can use samples from skeletons’ teeth to answer lingering questions about the Black Death.
John Paulitious
John Paulitious was Edinburgh's first plague doctor. He died in June 1645 after only brief employment, presumably of the plague. His successor, George Rae, was promised a huge sum of money for the p...
Black Death Jewish persecutions
The Black Death persecutions and massacres were a series of violent attacks on Jewish communities blamed for an outbreak of the Black Death in Europe from 1348 to 1350.
As the plague swept across ...
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Giovanni de Ventura
Giovanni de Ventura was a municipal plague doctor for the town of Pavia. He was a certified physician from a University and had a degree.
When Ventura negotiated a "spectacular" plague doctor cont...
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Black Death in England
The Black Death in England was a bubonic plague pandemic, which reached England in 1348, and killed perhaps half the population, dying down in 1349. It was the first and most severe manifestation of ...
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Well poisoning
Well-poisoning is the act of malicious manipulation of potable water resources in order to cause illness or death, or to deny an opponent access to fresh water resources.Well poisoning has been histor...
The Seventh Seal
The Seventh Seal (Swedish: Det sjunde inseglet) is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in Sweden during the Black Death, it tells of the journey of a med...
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Theories of the Black Death
A number of epidemiologists and historians since the 1980s have challenged the traditional view that the Black Death was caused by plague based on the type and spread of the disease. The confirmation...
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Niall Ó Glacáin
Niall Ó Glacáin, or Nellanus Glacanus (c. 1563–1653) was an Irish physician active in Italy.
Ó Glacáin's date of birth is uncertain. MacCuinneagáin believes him to be about ninety upon his death i...
Plague doctor contract
A plague doctor contract was an agreement between a town's administrators and a "doctor" to treat bubonic plague patients. These contracts are present in European city archives. A plague doctor was sp...
Erfurt massacre (1349)
The Erfurt massacre refers to the massacre of the Jewish community in Erfurt, Germany, on March 21, 1349. Accounts of the number of Jews killed in the massacre vary from over 100 to 1000 to approximat...
Black Death
The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe in the years 1346–53. Although there ...
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Yersinia pestis
Yersinia pestis (formerly Pasteurella pestis) is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped coccobacillus, a facultative anaerobic bacterium that can infect humans and animals.Human Y. pestis infection takes three m...
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Black Death migration
The plague disease, or Black Death, caused by Yersinia pestis, is enzootic (commonly present) in populations of ground rodents in Central Asia. Morelli et al. (2010) reported the origin of the plague...
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Black Death in medieval culture
The Black Death had a profound effect on medieval culture, and dominated art and literature throughout the generation that experienced it. Black Death, known at the time as the "Great Pestilence" or t...
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Consequences of the Black Death
Consequences of the Black Death included a series of religious, social and economic upheavals, which had profound effects on the course of European history. The Black Death was one of the most devasta...
Consequences of the Black Death - Wikipedia