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1348 The Black Death kills 30-50% of the population in Europe.

Anonymous illustration of the Black Death from the Toggenburg Bible The buboes characteristic of the bubonic plague are quite evident.

In this woodcut from 1512, a doctor and his assistants tend to a plague patient.

In the Middle Ages, no disease wreaked such havoc across Europe as bubonic plague. In this woodcut from a doctor and his assistants tend to a plague patient.

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Black Death - It is one of the worst catastrophes in recorded history – a deadly plague that ravaged communities across Europe, changing forever their social and economic fabric. But how much do you know about the Black Death? | History Extra

Plague victims in Perugia. From a century manuscript of the vernacular text 'La Franceschina'. (Photo By DEA / A.

The Black Death, 1348 - Coming out of the East, the Black Death reached the shores of Italy in the spring of 1348 unleashing a rampage of death across Europe unprecedented in recorded history. By the time the epidemic played itself out three years later, anywhere between 25% and 50% of Europe's population had fallen victim to the pestilence.

The Black Death, 1348 - Coming out of the East, the Black Death reached the shores of Italy in the spring of 1348 unleashing a rampage of death across Europe unprecedented in recorded history. By the time the epidemic played itself out three years later,

.@Libroantiguo Death Strangling a Victim of the Plague, Stiny Codex, 14th century

Medieval image of a victim of the black plague and either death, or an allegorical image of the pestilence killing him.

Black death in London. Cross marks the door of infected victims.

New victim of the Black Death: Professor killed by plague bug he studied

New victim of the Black Death: Professor killed by plague bug he studied.

Crossrail Dig Sheds Light On Black Death Mystery: Plague Was Not Spread By Rats But Was Airborne, Experts Say

New Findings Cast Light On The Mystery Of The Black Death

mages of plague sufferers in an illumination from a Century Perugian manuscript

A graphical history of the evolution of death rituals throughout human history.

The Evolution of Funerals - Infographic

A graphical history of the evolution of death rituals throughout human history, via MySendoff

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