Lecture 25-BlkDeath - The Black Death KeyTerms: Topics:...

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The Black Death Key Terms Topics : Yersinia pestis Yersinia  pestis (the bacterium)
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Yersinia Pestis Previously known as Pasteurella Pestis The bacterium that causes plague, discovered in Hong Kong in 1894 by  Alexandre Yersin 3 major varieties: bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic plague
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Symptomatology
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Giovanni Boccaccio 1313 (or 1321)-1375 The Decameron
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Symptomatology
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Origins of the Black Death
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The Black Death in Europe
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Genoese Cogs: Single Mast Trade Ships
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Click icon to add picture Black Death at Tournai, c. 1349 By Flemish artist Gilles Le Muisit (1272-1352) 
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Click icon to add picture Plague Scene  in Florence,  1349 “Let me say then at thirteen hundred  and forty-eight years had already  passed after the fruitful Incarnation of  the Son of God when into the  distinguished city of Florence, more  noble than any other Italian city, there  came a deadly pestilence. Either  because of the influence of the heavenly 
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Lecture 25-BlkDeath - The Black Death KeyTerms: Topics:...

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