The Black Death

The Black Death is epidemic disease outbreaks of PES and lung inflammation which devastated Europe between the years 1347 and 1351. Black death that occurs in about the year In the 1300s was probably the worst disaster which had happened human civilization in the world.
Spread throughout the world, the black death has killed at least around 40 million people, including of which 25 million people in Europe. In fact,the black death kill of every four Europeans only within four years. This disease probably originated from China, then transmitted to the people of Europe when a Kipchak (Mongol) invaded a crowd by throwing infected corpse into the trade center in the Crimea.Then, the outbreak reached Genoa in 1347, then spread to the west and north, reached London and Paris in 1348. The outbreak may be taken first by rat fleas can also live in humans. It was later changed become inflamed lung disease that spread through coughing and sneezing. After the black death plague, terrain filled with corpses,homes, villages and cities be quiet and empty. After that, there was a shortage of employee so their wages rise and their freedom. It is said that, thousands of human skeletons that are used as basic construction of buildings Evora Chapel in Portugal is the skeletons of malignancy victims of the black death plague.

Rat Fleas 

Evora Chapel

Source: Havana


  1. Anonymous said...

    terrible dissaster

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