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The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death

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The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death - Kelly, John
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A compelling and harrowing history of the Black Death's apocalyptic sweep through Europe in the mid-14th century, from its arrival in Sicily to its devastation of medieval Britain. 'The bodies were sparsely covered that the dogs dragged them forth and devoured them! And believing it to be the end of the world, no one wept for the dead, for all expected to die.' Agnolo di Turo, Sienna, 1348 In just over a thousand days, from 1347 to 1351, the Black Death swept across medieval Europe killing almost a third of its population - ...

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The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death 2006, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007150700

Mass-market paperback