The Black Death - Where Did It Originate?

Following a series of disasters in Europe - such as a colder climate, impacting crops, leading to insufficient food - a strange disease began to kill people in Asia.  Very soon, that disease spread west.

Applying the logic of the day (or the lack thereof), who was to blame for this pestilence?

See, also:

The Black Death - What Was It?

The Black Death - Biological Warfare

The Black Death - Arrives in Western Europe

The Black Death - Cause and Types

The Black Death - Scientific Evidence of Plague

The Black Death - Saving Lives by Fleeing Town


Media Credits

Clip from "The Plague," produced by the History Channel.  Released by A&E Home Video in 2006.  Total run time:  100 minutes.  Clip online, courtesy the History Channel.


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