Yolmaran Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Most believed that the plague had a divine cause, but there were varying notions as to what could or should be done about it. The book contains documents from many countries — including Muslim and Byzantine sources — to give students a variety of perspectives on this devastating illness and its consequences. An excellent choice for any reader that has even a mild interest in the history aberyh the Black Death. Martin Luther King, Jr. So I actually teared up when I read some of the documents.
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Nicephorus Gregoras, Byzantine History, ca. Giovanni Villani, Chronicle, ca. Louis Sanctus, Letter, April 27, 2. Symptoms and Transmission 5. Michele da Piazza, Chronicle, — 6. Giovanni Boccaccio, Introduction to The Decameron, — 7. Louis Sanctus, Letter, April 27, 8. John VI Kantakouzenos, History, — 9.
Medical Responses Gentile Da Foligno, Short Casebook, Gui de Chauliac, Great Surgery, 4. Societal and Economic Impact Giovanni Boccaccio, Introduction to The Decameron, — Agnolo di Tura, Sienese Chronicle, — Jean de Venette, Chronicle, ca. City Council of Siena, Ordinance, May Religious Mentalities Gabriele de Mussis, History of the Plague, Michele da Piazza, Chronicle, — The Plague Psyche A Middle Dutch Flagellant Scroll, Heinrich of Herford, Book of Memorable Matters, ca.
Fritsche Closener, Chronicle, Gilles li Muisis, Chronicle, Andre Benedict, Letter to the Jurors of Gerona Mathias of Neuenburg, Chronicle, ca.
Konrad of Megenberg, Concerning the Mortality in Germany, ca. Environmental Explanations and Responses City and Commune of Pistoia, May , 8. The Artistic Response St. Sebastian and St. Roch Sandro Botticelli, St. Sebastian, Josse Lieferinxe, St. Sebastian Intercedes during the Plague in Pavia, c. Bartolomeo Della Gatta, St.
Roch in front of the Fraternita dei Laici in Arrezo, c. Roch, German Woodcut, ca. The Great Chronicle of France, ca. John Lydgate, The Dance of Death, ca. Death as Chess Player, St. A Disputacioun betwyx the Body and Wormes, ca.
The Black Death: The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents
Nicephorus Gregoras, Byzantine History, ca. Giovanni Villani, Chronicle, ca. Louis Sanctus, Letter, April 27, 2. Symptoms and Transmission 5.