The bubonic plague of the 14th century ravaged communities across three continents. The plague left long lasting consequences and ultimately helped transform the social order of Europe. In this lesson, students compare two documents written in 1348 to consider how people experienced and understood the plague.
[PowerPoint updated on 04/01/2020.]
Image: Illustration from Pestbuch by Hieronymous Brunschwig, 1500. From the Library of Congress.