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Victims of Cyprian plague
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Victims of Cyprian plague

Archaeologists in Thebes have discovered a burial for victims of the 3rd-century CE Cyprian Plague.
Plagues and Pandemics in the Ancient and Medieval World
Videoby Ancient History Encyclopedia

Plagues and Pandemics in the Ancient and Medieval World

Learn all about the Plagues and Pandemics in the Ancient and Medieval world! In this video Kelly Macquire discusses the most prominent plagues that the human race has overcome in history, and the effects they had on the populations. The...
Roman Medicine
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Roman Medicine

Roman medicine was greatly influenced by earlier Greek medical practice and literature but would also make its own unique contribution to the history of medicine through the work of such famous experts as Galen and Celsus. Whilst there were...
History's Deadliest Pandemics
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History's Deadliest Pandemics

A diagram showing the relative estimated deaths from various pandemics throughout history. Image taken from a video by South Front https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVxWDF1NkFk which adapts information created by https://www.visualcapitalist.com/history-of-pandemics-deadliest/...
Plague 101 | National Geographic
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Plague 101 | National Geographic

What is plague? How many people died from the Black Death and the other plague pandemics? Learn about the bacterium behind the plague disease, how factors like trade and urbanization caused it to spread to every continent except Antarctica...
Nergal
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Nergal

Nergal (also known as Erra and Irra) is the Mesopotamian god of death, war, and destruction. He began as a regional, probably agricultural, god of the Babylonian city of Kutha in the Early Dynastic Period (c. 2900-2700 BCE). As his temple...
The Plague of Cyprian (249 to 262 A.D)
Videoby The Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages

The Plague of Cyprian (249 to 262 A.D)

This time on the History of the Papacy Podcast's Sidetrack episodes, we will take a closer look at the impact of the Plague of Cyprian on the growth of the early Christian movement. We will see if a major plague can actually help a movement...
Doctors, Diseases and Deities: Epidemic Crises and Medicine in Ancient Rome
Videoby BiblicalArchaeology

Doctors, Diseases and Deities: Epidemic Crises and Medicine in Ancient Rome

In this lecture presented at The Explorers Club in New York, BAS Director of Educational Programs Sarah Yeomans examines a recently excavated, as-yet unpublished archaeological site that has substantially contributed to our understanding...
The History of the Plague: Every Major Epidemic
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The History of the Plague: Every Major Epidemic

See how the bubonic plague throughout history has kept coming back and killing millions up to modern times.
6 Mysterious Ancient Outbreaks
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6 Mysterious Ancient Outbreaks

Epidemiologists are always trying to get one step ahead of the next big outbreak - and often the best clues we have come from outbreaks of the past.Hosted by: Stefan Chin