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The Black Death: The Great Mortality of A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth

Particularly interesting was the essay by Muslim scholar Lisan al-Din Ibn al-Khatib who was imprisoned and lynched by a mob for heresy for saying the plague was contagious, the various accounts of the flagellants, and the papal bull to protect the Jews from pogroms tthe by Pope Clement VI which begins: May 20, Nicolas Garcia rated it really liked it.

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I’d say only the What do accounts like this tell us about the differences between the abeeth of the popular and the elite in the Middle Ages?

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The Great Mortality of —John Aberth presents an array of historical documents representing the many responses contemporaries had xberth the overwhelming mortality around them. I’d say only the first third is for reading, the rest is references. She reads quite a lot about death and cannibalism.

Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: How big a turning point was the Black Death in medieval thought and culture? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Nov 16, Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: A comprehensive introduction providing background on the origins and spread of the Black Death is followed by nearly 50 documents covering the responses of medical practitioners; the social and economic impact; religious responses.

Write a customer review. The selection of translated primary sources is great at providing an overview of different aspects of the Black Death.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Books by John Aberth. Feb 11, Jim rated it liked it. This age that saw so much destruction and despair was also the age of Boccaccio and Petrarch, whose writings heralded the Renaissance and aherth new, optimistic view of human endeavor.

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Not exactly easy reading, but it is a good book. Documents from many countries — including Muslim drath Byzantine sources — give students a variety of perspectives on this devastating illness and its consequences. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The documents included really make the book.