Bubonic plague

Since the reign of Emperor Justinian in 542 A. D. , man has one unwelcome organism along for the ride, Yersinia pestis. This is the bacterium more commonly know as the Black Death, the plague. Plague is divided into three biotypes, each associated with one of three major pandemics occurring in history. Each of these … Read more

Midievil Plague’s

Scholars often dispute the origin of the bubonic plague. One legend holds out that the plague broke out in the Tarter army under Khan Djani-Beg that was besieging the city of Caffa in the Crimea. The Khan ordered the heads of Tarter victims hurled into Caffa to infect the defenders. Others say that the plague … Read more

Plagues and Diseases

Plague. A word that has struck fear in the hearts of man since the earliest of times. It has also lead to some of the greatest historical events and stories of our time. The ancient cities of Rome and Athens, in their downfall, were finished off by pestilence. The Bubonic Plague, also known as The … Read more