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The black deathedited
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  • 1. Lecture 16: The Black Death
  • 2. Great Famine + Climate Change (1315-1317)
    • Population increase
    • Severe floods = loss of harvest
    • “ Little Ice Age”
    • Malnutrition = vulnerability
  • 3. Black Death: Overview
    • Arrival + spread of the Black Death
    • Bubonic Plague (2 forms)
    • Symptoms
    • Unpredictable + infectious nature
    • Death rate
  • 4. Explanations for the Plague
    • The air + alignment of planets
    • The wrath of God
    • Result: Collective Guilt
  • 5. Reactions to the Plague
    • Prevention
    • Flight + separation
    • Quarantine measures
    • Power of good cheer
    • Smell + sound
    • Turning to God
    • Medical remedies
    • Bloodletting + lancing boils
    • “ Good” Regimen
  • 6. The Flagellant Movement
    • Ceremony of suffering
    • Membership
    • Conflict with Papacy
    • Popular reception
  • 7. Jewish Scapegoats
    • Attacks
    • Reasoning
    • Legal separation
    • Inquisition of Jews
    • End of Black Death: Aftermath
  • 8. Results of the Black Death
    • Recurring outbreaks
    • Why did it end?
    • Decline of Population
    • Church + nobles: income loss
    • Peasant revolts
    • Moral decay of church
  • 9. Death in Art: The Macabre
    • Dance of Death
    • Illuminated manuscripts: Danse Macabre des Femmes
    • Transi tombs
  • 10. Mongol Invasions
    • Rise of Mongolian Empire: Genghis Khan
    • Conquest of Northern China + expansion west
  • 11. Rise of the Ottoman Turks
    • Power in Anatolia
    • Conquest of Serbia (Battle of Kosovo) + the Balkans
    • 1453: Capture of Constantinople
  • 12. Economic Collapse (14 th C)
    • Decline in population
    • Wars: Taxation + inflation
    • Decline of trade
    • Banking crash
  • 13. Workers Revolts
    • Causes
    • Higher wages refused
    • Increased taxes
    • Nature of rebellions
    • Consequences
  • 14. Major Peasant Revolts
    • Revolt of the Ciompi (1378)
    • Jacquerie (1358)
    • English Peasants War (1381)

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