Literary Medieval Criticism

New PDF release: A History of Disease in Ancient Times: More Lethal than War

By Philip Norrie

ISBN-10: 3319289365

ISBN-13: 9783319289366

This booklet exhibits how bubonic plague and smallpox helped
end the Hittite Empire, the Bronze Age within the close to East and later the
Carthaginian Empire. The e-book will research all of the attainable infectious diseases
present in precedent days and express that lifestyles was once a regular fight for survival
either warding off or struggling with opposed to those infectious ailment epidemics. The
book will argue that infectious affliction epidemics are a severe hyperlink in the
chain of causation for the loss of life of so much civilizations within the old world
and that historic historians may still not forget about them, as is at present the
case.

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