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Three Doctors Attend a Man with the Plague
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Three Doctors Attend a Man with the Plague

Woodcutting of a plague-stricken man lying in bed, attended by three physicians. From the Pestbuch, a 16th Century CE medical treatise by Hieronymous Brunschwig (c. 1450-1512 CE). (Courtesy of the Historical Medical Library of The College...
17th-century Depiction of Plague Doctor
Image by Paul Fürst

17th-century Depiction of Plague Doctor

A depiction of "Doctor Schnabel" ("Schnabel" is literally German for "Beak"), a plague doctor in Rome. The illustration appeared in a 17th -century German satirical manuscript. The engraving was first published by Paul Fürst (1608–1666...
Pharaoh, Victim of the 10th Plague of Egypt
Image by James Jacques Joseph Tissot

Pharaoh, Victim of the 10th Plague of Egypt

A late 19th century CE painting by Tissot depicting Pharaoh as the victim of the tenth plague of Egypt where all first-born males are killed.
Moses & The Seventh Plague of Egypt
Image by John Martin

Moses & The Seventh Plague of Egypt

A 19th century CE painting by John Martin depicting the great storm which was the seventh plague of Egypt in the Moses story. (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Ramparts of a Medieval City in A Plague Tale: Innocence
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Ramparts of a Medieval City in A Plague Tale: Innocence

Amicia de Rune standing in front of the ramparts of a Medieval city in the video game A Plague Tale: Innocence.
Simon Forman
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Simon Forman

Simon Forman (1552-1611) was an Elizabethan physician, astrologer, magician, and alchemist who lived and worked in both London and Wiltshire, England. He was unusual in that despite receiving no formal training in medicine or astrology, and...
The Past, Present & Future of the Bubonic Plague - Sharon N. DeWitte
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The Past, Present & Future of the Bubonic Plague - Sharon N. DeWitte

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-past-present-and-future-of-the-bubonic-plague-sharon-n-dewitte The bubonic plague, which killed around 1/5 of the world’s population in the 14th century, is still around today — but it now...
The Plague of Cyprian (249 to 262 A.D)
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The Plague of Cyprian (249 to 262 A.D)

This time on the History of the Papacy Podcast's Sidetrack episodes, we will take a closer look at the impact of the Plague of Cyprian on the growth of the early Christian movement. We will see if a major plague can actually help a movement...
The History of the Plague: Every Major Epidemic
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The History of the Plague: Every Major Epidemic

See how the bubonic plague throughout history has kept coming back and killing millions up to modern times.
Why Plague Doctors Wore Beaked Masks
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Why Plague Doctors Wore Beaked Masks

Explore the history of the European plague doctor, and find out where their iconic outfit of a beaked mask and robe came from. The year is 1656. Your body is wracked by violent chills. Your head pounds and you're too weak to sit up. In...
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