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Black Death - Wikipedia


The plague disease, caused by Yersinia pestis, ... that all three of the great waves of the plague originated in China.

Black Death - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Black Death, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

The Black Death: The Greatest Catastrophe Ever | History Today


It used to be thought that the Black Death originated in China, but new research shows that it began in the spring of 1346 in the steppe region, where a plague ...

History | Plague | CDC


Sep 14, 2015 ... The second pandemic, widely known as the "Black Death" or the Great Plague, originated in China in 1334 and spread along the great trade ...

The Black Death, 1348 - EyeWitness to History


Coming out of the East, the Black Death reached the shores of Italy in the spring of 1348 unleashing a rampage of death across Europe unprecedented in ...

Origins of Plague - Possible sites of plague origin in 14th-century Asia


Map of the possible origins of the 14th-century plague and the route it took to Europe. ... The Spread of the Black Death through Europe. By Melissa Snell.

Black Plague: The Least You Need to Know


... Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies. This particular page focuses on the effects of the Black Death.

History of Black Death - About History


History of Black Death - What impact did this plague have on history? Why did it get this name? What were the symptoms and causes?

Plague, Plague Information, Black Death Facts, News, Photos ...


Get information, facts, photos, news, videos, and more about plague (the Black Death) from National Geographic.

Black Death's origin is identified at last | New Scientist


Oct 12, 2011 ... BLACK Death rampaged across Europe in 1348, killing a third of the population. Now the complete sequence of Yersinia pestis, the most likely ...

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Origins Of The Black Death Traced Back To China, Gene ...


Nov 1, 2010 ... Gene sequencing, from which scientists can gather hereditary data of organisms, has revealed that the Black Death, often referred to as The ...

The Black Death


The origins of the Black Death can be traced back to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia in the 1320s. The cause of this sudden eruption of the plague is not exactly ...

The Black Death: facts about where, when and how it spread, and ...


Tom Beaumont James, a professor of archaeology and history at the University of Winchester, sums up the need-to-know facts about the Black Death of 1348-50.