Black Death in the Media

Black Death today

Belfast Telegraph (21.1.2014): Bubonic plague strain could return –

Gizmodo (28.1.2014): Plague DNA Found in Ancient Tooth Suggests Black Death Isn’t Dead Yet –

The Atlantic (11.4.2014): Avoiding the Black Plague Today –

Decoded Science (6.4.2014): Digging up the Black Death: What Caused the Black Plague, and Are We In Danger? –

New finds in London

The Guardian (29.3.2014): Black death skeletons reveal pitiful life of 14th-century Londoners –

Reuters (30.3.2014): British experts say they have found London’s lost Black Death graves –

DNA studies

International Business Times (22.4.2014): Black Death DNA Mapped to Discover Bubonic Plague Evolution –

Digital journal 825.4.2014): Scientists create Black Death family tree –


MedicalNewsToday (7.5.2014): Were medieval Britons more resilient to disease following the black death? –

The conversation (8.4.2014): No, the Black Death did not create more jobs for women –

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Rainer Schreg (2014, May 7). Black Death in the Media. The Black Death Network. Retrieved April 20, 2024, from

Rainer Schreg

archaeologist professor in medieval and postmedieval archaeology at Bamberg university

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