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eBook Encyclopedia of the Black Death, 1st Edition

  • Joseph P. Byrne
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  • ISBN-10: 1598842544
  • ISBN-13: 9781598842548
  • DDC: 614.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 429 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This encyclopedia provides 300 interdisciplinary, cross-referenced entries that document the effect of the plague on Western society across the four centuries of the second plague pandemic, balancing medical history and technical matters with historical, cultural, social, and political factors.

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  • CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2012

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries by Broad Topic.
Introduction.
Timeline.
1: Abandonment.
2: AIDS and Plague.
3: Al-Asqalani, Ibn Hajar (1372–1449).
4: Alchemy.
5: Allah.
6: Almanacs.
7: Al-Manbiji, Muhammad (d. 1383).
8: Al-Maqrizi, Muhammad (Al-Makrizi; 1363/4–1442).
9: Amulets, Talismans, and Magic.
10: Anatomy and Dissection.
11: Animals.
12: Anticlericalism.
13: Anti–Semitism and Anti–Jewish Violence Before the Black Death.
14: Apocalypse and Apocalypticism.
15: Apothecaries.
16: Arabic-Persian Medicine and Practitioners.
17: Armenian Bole.
18: Armies.
19: Arrows.
20: Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying).
21: Art, Effects of Plague on.
22: Articella.
23: Astrology.
24: Athens, Plague of.
25: Avicenna (Abu Ali Al-Husayn Ibn Abd Allah Ibn Sina; 980–1037).
26: Barcelona, Spain.
27: Bells.
28: Bertrand, Jean-Baptiste (1670–1752).
29: Bezoar Stones.
30: Bible.
31: Biblical Plagues.
32: Bills of Health.
33: Bills of Mortality.
34: Bimaristans (Also Maristans).
35: Bishops and Popes.
36: Black Death (1347–1352).
37: Black Death: Debate Over the Medical Nature of.
38: Black Death: Origins and Early Spread.
39: Black Death, Plague, and Pestilence (Terms).
40: Bleeding/Phlebotomy.
41: Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313–1375).
42: Books of Hours.
43: Borromeo, Federigo (1564–1631).
44: Borromeo, St. Charles (San Carlo; 1538–1484).
45: Boyle, Robert (1627–1691).
46: Broadsheets, Broadsides, and Pamphlets.
47: Bubonic Plague.
48: Bubonic Plague in North America.
49: Bullein, William (d. 1576).
50: Caffa (Kaffa, Feodosiya), Ukraine.
51: Cairo, Egypt.
52: Canutus (Kanutus) Plague Tract.
53: Causes of Plague: Historical Theories.
54: Cellites and Alexians.
55: Charlatans and Quacks.
56: Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1340/43–1400).
57: Chauliac, Guy de (Guido de Cauliaco; c. 1300–1367).
58: Children.
59: China.
60: Chinese Traditional Medicine.
61: Christ.
62: Chronicles and Annals.
63: Churches, Plague.
64: Ciompi Revolt.
65: Clement VI, Pope (1291/92–1352; r. 1342–1352).
66: Clothing.
67: Compendium of Paris.
68: Confraternities.
69: Consilia and Plague Tracts.
70: Constantinople/Istanbul.
71: Contagion Theory.
72: Cordons Sanitaires.
73: Corpse Carriers.
74: Corpses.
75: Couvin, Simon de (Symon de Covino; c. 1320–1367).
76: Crime and Punishment.
77: Dancing Mania.
78: Danse Macabre.
79: Death, Depictions of.
80: Defoe, Daniel (1660–1731).
81: Dekker, Thomas (1570?–1632).
82: De Mertens, Charles (1737–1788).
83: Demographic and Economic Effects of Plague: The Islamic World.
84: Demographic Effects of Plague: Europe 1347–1400.
85: Demographic Effects of Plague: Europe 1400–1500.
86: Demographic Effects of Plague: Europe 1500–1722.
87: Demography.
88: Demons, Satan, and the Devil.
89: Diagnosing Plague.
90: Dietary Regimens.
91: Diseases, Opportunistic and Subsidiary.
92: Disinfection and Fumigation.
93: DNA and the Second Plague Pandemic.
94: Donne, John (1572–1631).
95: Doors.
96: Dublin, Ireland.
97: Earthquakes.
98: Economic Effects of Plague in Europe.
99: Empirics.
100: End of Second Plague Pandemic: Theories.
101: Epidemic and Pandemic.
102: Ex Voto.
103: Expulsion of Victims.
104: Eyam, England (1666).
105: Famine.
106: Fernel, Jean (c. 1497–1558).
107: Feudalism and Manorialism.
108: Ficino, Marsiglio (1433–1499).
109: Flagellants.
110: Fleas.
111: Flight.
112: Florence, Italy.
113: Fracastoro, Girolamo (1478–1553).
114: Friars (Mendicants).
115: Funerals, Catholic.
116: Funerals, Muslim.
117: Funerals, Protestant.
118: Galen and Galenism (129 CE–c. 216).
119: Gentile da Foligno (c. 1275–1348).
120: Germ Theory.
121: God the Father.
122: Gold.
123: Governments, Civil.
124: Graunt, John (1620–1674).
125: Gravediggers.
126: Gregory the Great, Pope (r. 590–604).
127: Grindal, Edmund (1519–1583).
128: Guilds.
129: Health Boards, Magistracies, and Commissions.
130: Heaven and Hell.
131: Henry VIII, King of England (1491–1547; r. 1509–1547).
132: Hippocrates (c. 460–c. 360 BCE) and the Hippocratic Corpus.
133: Hodges, Nathaniel (1629–1688).
134: Hospitals.
135: Humoral Theory.
136: Hundred Years War (1337–1453).
137: I Promessi Sposi (1827).
138: Ibn Al-Khatib, Lisad-ad Din (1313–1374).
139: Ibn Battuta, Abu Abdullah (1304–1368).
140: Ibn Khatimah, Abu Jafar Ahmed (1323?–1369).
141: Individualism and Individual Liberties.
142: Ingrassia, Giovanni Filippo (Gianfilippo; 1510–1580).
143: Islam and Medicine.
144: Islamic Civil Responses.
145: Islamic Religious Responses.
146: Islip, Simon (d. 1366).
147: Issyk Kul, Kyrgystan.
148: Jacquerie.
149: James I and VI Stuart, King (1566–1625).
150: Jewish Treasure Hoards.
151: Jews.
152: Jinn.
153: Job.
154: John of Burgundy (c. 1338–1390; Also Johannes de Burgundia, Burdeus, La Barba, Burgoyne).
155: Jonson, Ben (1572–1637).
156: Justinian, Plague of (First Plague Pandemic).
157: Kircher, Athanasius (1602–1680).
158: Kitasato, Shibasaburo (1852–1931).
159: Koch, Robert (1843–1910).
160: Labourers, Ordinance and Statute of.
161: Langland, William (c. 1325–After 1388).
162: Languages: Vernacular and Latin.
163: Lazarettos and Pest Houses.
164: Lazarus.
165: Leechbooks.
166: Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) and Leprosarium.
167: Li Muisis, Gilles (Le Muisit; 1271/72–1353).
168: Little Ice Age.
169: Lollards.
170: London, England.
171: London, Great Plague of (1665–1666).
172: London's East Smithfield Plague Cemetery.
173: Luther, Martin (1483–1546).
174: Lydgate, John (c. 1370–1450).
175: Malthusianism.
176: Marseille, France.
177: Mass Graves and Plague Cemeteries.
178: Mead, Richard (1673–1754).
179: Mecca.
180: Medical Education (1300–1500, Medieval Europe).
181: Medical Education (1500–1700, Early Modern Europe).
182: Medical Humanism.
183: Merchants.
184: Mercuriale, Girolamo (1530–1606).
185: Metaphors for Plague.
186: Miasma Theory.
187: Milan, Italy.
188: Mongols.
189: Monks, Nuns, and Monasteries.
190: Moral Legislation.
191: Morality Literature, Christian.
192: Morbidity, Mortality, and Virulence.