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.
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Explorers Club in New York, BAS Director of Educational Programs Sarah Yeomans examines a recently excavated, as-yet unpublished archaeological site that has substantially contributed to our understanding...
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
Americapox: The Missing Plague
Why didn't the Europeans get sick when they made contact with the American Indians?
6 Diseases That Have Shaped Human History
Infectious diseases have had some pretty major impacts on human history… and that’s putting it mildly. Here are 6 diseases that shaped human historyHosted by: Stefan ChinHead to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the...
Oedipus the King
Oedipus the King (429-420 BCE), also known as Oedipus Rex or Oedipus Tyrannos ('Tyrannos' signifies that the throne was not gained through an inheritance) is the most famous surviving play written by the 5th-century BCE poet and dramatist...
The Isenheim Altarpiece is an altarpiece sculpted and painted by, respectively, the Germans Nikolaus of Haguenau and Matthias Grünewald in 1512–1516 CE. It is on display at the Unterlinden Museum at Colmar, Alsace, in France. It is Grünewald's...
A Plague Tale: Innocence - Overview Gameplay Trailer
Available May 14: http://www.aplaguetale.com/shop Website: http://www.aplaguetale.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/APlagueTale Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/APlagueTale A Plague Tale: Innocence - Experience crafting, alchemy...
Spread of the Black Death
A map illustrating the spread of the Black Death plague from its origins in central Asia to western and then central Europe, 1347-1352 CE.
Citizens of Tournai Bury Their Dead
Miniature from a folio of the Antiquitates Flandriae, depicting the citizens of Tournai, Belgium burying those who died of plague during the Black Death. By Pierart dou Tielt (c. 1340-1360 CE). Made c. 1353. (Royal Library of Belgium)