The Black Death - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – The Black Death PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 43531f-ZGZiM



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

The Black Death

Description:

The Black Death The Black Death, 1347-1351 Preconditions Progress Impact of the plague Short term Intermediate Long term The Black Death, 1347-1351 Preconditions Food ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:94
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 21
Provided by: TimothyM155
Learn more at: http://itsnv404.enmu.edu
Category:
Tags: black | death

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: The Black Death


1
The Black Death
2
The Black Death, 1347-1351
  • Preconditions
  • Progress
  • Impact of the plague
  • Short term
  • Intermediate
  • Long term

3
The Black Death, 1347-1351
  • Preconditions
  • Food Shortages (1310s) lead to death, disease,
    and malnutrition
  • Concentration of populations in cities and towns
  • International Trade
  • Three varieties spread by fleas on black rats
  • Bubonic 50-60 Percent Die in 3-4 Days
  • Pneumonic 75-80 Percent Die in 1-2 Days
  • Septicaemic 95-100 Percent Die in 1 Day
  • Progress of disease
  • Asian origins Caffa on Black Sea Nov-Dec 1347
  • To Mediterranean by end of December
  • Clockwise spiral through 1348 to 1350

4
Spread of the Black Death
5
The Black Death (continued)
  • Results
  • 30-40 of population died
  • Groups Affected young, old, poor, urban
    (Examples Venice, Genoa, Paris)
  • Villages and towns disappear 40,000 in Germany
    by 1450 (24 of pre-plague total)
  • Medical care via trial and (much) error
  • Medical training theoretical rather than practical

6
(No Transcript)
7
(No Transcript)
8
Population Losses (in Millions)
1340 1450
Total Losses c. 75 million (30-40 of the
population)
9
The Black Death (continued)
  • Results
  • 30-40 of population decimated
  • Groups Affected young, old, poor, urban
    (examples Venice, Genoa, Paris)
  • Villages and towns disappear 40,000 in Germany
    by 1450 (24 of pre-plague total)
  • Medical care via trial and (much) error
  • Recurrences
  • 6 more outbreaks by 1406
  • Comes back again till late 17th century
  • European population down 75 by 1450

10
The Black Death Short-term Impact
  • Profound psychological uncertainty
  • Life seen as cheap
  • Adoption of extreme attitudes hedonism and
    asceticism
  • Looking for scapegoats

11
Hedonism Portrayal in Boccaccios Decameron
(1351)
12
Flagellants
  • Flagellants were groups of Christians who
    subjected themselves to ritualized whipping as
    atonement for sin.
  • 1348-49 in Low Countries and Germany
  • In 1349, the Church declared the flagellants were
    heretics.

13
Response Finding Scapegoats Image of Jews
Poisoning Wells
14
Result Persecution of Jews
15
Intermediate Impact Economic Change and
Rebellions
  • Social Dislocations on Farms and in Cities
  • Wages Up
  • High Demand for Luxury Goods
  • Rents not Dues
  • French Jacquerie, 1358
  • Rural terrorism
  • Urban Revolts Ciompi, 1378
  • English Peasants Revolt, 1381

16
Intermediate Impact Economic Change and
Rebellions
  • Social Dislocations on Farms and in Cities
  • Wages Up
  • High Demand for Luxury Goods
  • Rents not Dues
  • French Jacquerie, 1358
  • Urban Revolts Ciompi, 1378
  • English Peasants Revolt, 1381

17
Long-Term Impacts of Plague
  • Family structure men marry younger
  • Gendering of the workplace
  • Generalized obsession with death
  • Ars moriendi
  • Human/people centered
  • Ldanse macabre or the Totentanz
  • Leveling of society

18
Dancing with Death
19
Dancing with Death
20
Long-Term Impacts of Plague
  • Family structure men marry younger
  • Gendering of the workplace
  • Generalized obsession with death
  • Sermons, Wills, Ring Around the rosy
  • Ars moriendi preoccupation with death in art
  • Ldanse macabre or the Totentanz
  • Leveling of Society
  • Human/People Centered
  • Emacipation of the peasantry
About PowerShow.com