Superstition Essays (Examples)

Study Document

The Impact Of The Black Death On European Society

Pages: 5 (1628 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:21928849

… authority of the Catholic Church and fostered populist rebellions. Likewise, the Black Death prompted interest in credible scientific responses to disease, even while superstition and religiosity remained. The disease led to widespread population migrations, the restructuring of society, abandonment of inherited wealth and property, and the renegotiation … the Levant, and recognized its symptoms from the tales told by traveling merchants (Boccaccio 168). Nevertheless, attitudes and beliefs remained heavily steeped in superstition and pseudoscience. Florentine author Boccaccio speculated that the Black Death was “owing to the influence of the planets, or that it was sent ……

References

Works Cited

The Anonimalle Chronicle: The English Peasants’ Revolt (1381).

Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron: The Plague Hits Florence. (ca. 1350).

Cohn, Samuel K. “The Black Death and the Burning of Jews.” Past & Present, Volume 196, Issue 1, August 2007, Pages 3–36,

Di Tura, Angelo. Sienese Chronicle (1348-1351).

Petrarca-Meister, The Social Order (ca. 1515).

Sloan AW. The Black Death in England. South African Medical Journal = Suid-afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Geneeskunde. 1981 Apr;59(18):646-650.

 

Improve your studying and writing skills

We have over 150,000+ study documents to help you.

Join thousands of other students and

"spark your studies".