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Plague and the end of antiquity

Plague and the end of antiquity

the pandemic of 541-750

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plague -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Plague -- Byzantine Empire -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Plague -- history -- Byzantium.,
  • Plague -- history -- Europe.,
  • Disease Outbreaks -- history -- Byzantium.,
  • Disease Outbreaks -- history -- Europe.,
  • History, Medieval -- Byzantium.,
  • History, Medieval -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-354) and index.

    Statementedited by Lester K. Little.
    ContributionsLittle, Lester K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.P7 P39 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 360 p. :
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17908968M
    ISBN 100521846390
    ISBN 109780521846394
    LC Control Number2006009895

      This plague is also known as the Plague of Galen, because it was described at some length by Galen of Pergamum (AD — ), who served for a time as personal physician to Commodus, and is the most important medical scientist of antiquity. Harper concludes that the Antonine Plague was an outbreak of smallpox. Plague and the End of Antiquity: The Pandemic of Little, Lester K. This chapter is an excellent addition to the book as it discusses the Plague without relying on Mediterranean sources, which are influenced by shared literary traditions. Maddicott argues that the monasteries were the focal points for the spread of the Plague outbreaks.

      Plague and the End of Antiquity: The Pandemic of –Edited by Lester E. Little (New York, Cambridge University Press, ) pp. $   Plague and the End of Antiquity: The Pandemic of – Cambridge, Book Reviews. Download all figures. 45 Views. 0 : John Riddle.

    Brooke Holmes on Plague in Antiquity and Today. Main page content. Published Date. Ap Body. During the global crisis brought on by the COVID pandemic, scholars from across the humanities have been pausing to reflect on what their fields can offer to a world that has been forced to reckon with unprecedented circumstances. While. HOWEVER, if you want to read a book about Justinian's Flea (emphasis on the possessive!) in order to discover how the plague impacted and possibly ended the Roman empire of antiquity, this book will not do. This book just tells you that the plague killed lots of people/5(17).


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