Plagues OFATHENS ANTONINE JUSTINIAN GREAT ONE OF LONDON
Dates 430-426 BC 165-180AD 541-750AD 1347- 1350 1665
Cause Associated with Most likely Brought by We know now BUBONIC
the PeloponnesianSmallpox. Justinian's Troops. comes from Comes from
War. State of war He is trying to bacteria Yersiniasomwhere ele
very crowded, low expand his Pestis. Carried bthey know its
supplies, low territory. Likely Fleas
bathing. came with Grain BUBONIC coming.
* Seen as possibly Ships. Spreads via tradeGrainaries rats
from the Spartans Moves Along routes. like to hang out
* Religious figures Trade Route. there
argue it could be BUBONIC
Understanding Thucydides Viewed through Humoral Thought to be theMiasma theory.
describes the end of the world.
at the time symptoms through the humoral Divine Divine wrath,
the lens of humoraleory. People punishment. Galen.
theory. * Seen asstill pray to Possibly the Contagion.
possibly from thegods and apocalypse. Bad
Spartans practice star alignment.
* Religious figures Bad Vapour.
argue it could befolkloric Reversal of natural
divine punishment.edicine. balance of body.
Responses to it People act People appeal Greek and Flagellant Days of