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Unformatted text preview: The Four Horsemen in the Late Middle Ages History 101 March 24, 2010 The Four Horsemen in the Late Middle Ages The Calamitous Fourteenth Century Famine and Plague Rural and Urban Revolts Upheavals in the Papacy How to Explain It? Europe in 1300 The Calamitous 14 th Century Things had been going well in Europe, 1000-1300 weather, economy, urbanization, stability Now chaos, suffering, the world turned upside down challenges to social and religious order The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Famine, Plague, Death, and War Why now? Europe reached limits of economic expansion climate change warfare factors influencing each other Social and psychological effects Famine and Plague The Great Famine, 1315-1322 The Black Plague (Black Death), 1347-1350 central Asia, 1331 Genoese merchants leave port of Caffa (Crimea), 1347 bubonic ( bubones ) and pneumonic 40-50% of Europe wiped out (30-40 million people)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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