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History 101 The Culprits The Famine of 1315-1317 A population crisis developed. Climate changes in Europe produced three years of crop failures between.

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2 History 101

3 The Culprits

4 The Famine of A population crisis developed. Climate changes in Europe produced three years of crop failures between because of excessive rain. As many as 15% of the peasants in some English villages died. ne consequence of starvation & poverty was susceptibility to disease.

5 1347 Plague in Constantinople

6 The Symptoms  Bulbous Septicemia Form: almost 100% mortality rate.

7 Toggenburg Bible 1411

8 Lancing a Buboe

9 The Disease Cycle Flea drinks rat blood that carries the bacteria. Flea’s gut clogged with bacteria. Bacteria multiply in flea’s gut. Flea bites human and regurgitates blood into human wound. Human is infected!

10 Art & the Plague

11 Bring out your Dead!

12 An obsession with death.

13 The Danse Macabre

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15 Attempts to Stop the Plague A Doctor’s Robe “Leeching”

16 Attempts to Stop the Plague Flagellanti: Self-inflicted “penance” for our sins!

17 Attempts to Stop the Plague Pograms against the Jews “Jew” hat “Golden Circle” obligatory badge

18 Death Triumphant!

19 The Mortality Rate 35% - 70% 25,000,000 dead !!!

20 What were the political, economic, and social effects of the Black Death??


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