Episode 90: The Black Death

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, learn about one of the most devastating pandemics the world has ever seen – the Black Death, which killed countless millions of people and reduced Europe’s population by up to sixty percent.

 

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Images: dou Tielt, Pierart. The people of Tournai bury victims of the Black Death. Ink on parchment. Circa 1353. Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium. USA. Via Wikimedia.

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