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Black Death

noun as in bubonic plague

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The Black Death was sadly a recurring event, with at least three major outbreaks starting in the 6th and 7th centuries.

To say that the Black Death ended and the Renaissance began is not only a simplification, but incorrect.

The statement also implies that the Black Death ended before the Renaissance.

Unfortunately, the main medieval scapegoat for the Black Death was not the Seven Sins, but the Jews.

That is as true today as it was at the time of Black Death, when the links between disease and commerce first became apparent.

Curses light upon your head, and black death upon your heart, you imp!

Romsey, like many other religious houses, suffered severely at the time of the Black Death.

The terrible plague of the Black Death that swept over Europe from 1347 to 1350 was a malignant form of the bubonic plague.

Accused of poisoning the wells and causing the pestilence, or black death, as it was called, they were condemned to be burned.

The Black Death disorganized the church by thinning the ranks of the clergy, who did their duty manfully during the plague.

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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Black Death, such as: black plague, and the plague.

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