Definition: Bubonic Plague/Black Death (scroll down for answer)




Definition: Bubonic Plague/Black Death

Approximately one-third of Europe’s population died of this dreaded disease. The plague was believed to be first brought to Italy c1350, and then it spread to the entire world. Although it at first led to greater faith in religion, the plague ultimately hurt the prestige of the Church as prayers went unanswered. The plague further weakened the feudal system.


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