Sweeping across the known world with unchecked devastation, the Black Death claimed between 75 million and 200 million lives in four short years. In this engaging and well-researched audiobook, the trajectory of the plague’s march west across Eurasia and the cause of the great pandemic is thoroughly explored.
Inside you will hear about....
- What Was the Black Death?
- A Short History of Pandemics
- Chronology & Trajectory
- Causes & Pathology
- Medieval Theories & Disease Control
- Black Death in Medieval Culture
Fascinating insights into the medieval mind’s perception of the disease and examinations of contemporary accounts give a complete picture of what the world’s most effective killer meant to medieval society in particular and humanity in general.