Presentation on theme: "The Black Death Also called the bubonic plague or simply The Plague"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Black Death Also called the bubonic plague or simply The Plague Also called the bubonic plague or simply The PlagueKilled 25 million people between 1347 – 1352 AD
2Victims had headaches, nausea, aching joints, fever of degrees, vomiting, and a general feeling of illness. Symptoms took from 1-7 days to appear. The main symptom was enlarged and inflamed lymph nodes (around arm pits, neck and groin).
6Effects of the Plague Increased Anti-Semitism Economy suffered Serfs left their fieldsPrice of labor and Prices for goods roseSocial UnrestUpheaval in the ChurchChurch had no answers to why the plague happenedMultiple popesJohn Wycliffe—attacked church’s corruption
7Ring around the RosyRing around the rosy: rosary beads give you God’s helpA pocket full of posies: used to stop the odor of rotting bodies which was at one point thought to cause the plague. It was also used widely by doctors to protect them from infected patients.Ashes, ashes: the church burned the dead when burying them because to laborious.We all fall down: we all die!
8The Effect on Music and Art "The Dance of Death" by Hans Holbein the Younger Before the Black Death, music was happy and frequently heard. During the Black Death music was played very grimly or never played at all. The only exceptions were people who decided that since they were going to die anyway, they might as well spend the rest of their life in happiness. The somber change in art and music demonstrated the grim reality of the world around them.
9Who did the plague attack? Kings, Nobles, Knights, Serfs…EVERYONE!
10Victims “ate lunch with their friends and dinner with their ancestors in paradise”