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A plague of sailors

Brian Callison

A plague of sailors

by Brian Callison

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Published by Fontana in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1971.

StatementBrian Callison.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17378948M
ISBN 100006165923
OCLC/WorldCa16608471

Down with the topmast! Yare, lower, lower! Bring her to try wi' th' main course. Bring down that top sail! Fast! Lower, lower! Let the ship sail close to the wind. A cry within A shout offstage. A plague upon this howling! They are louder than the weather or our office. Damn those men shouting down. Dec 16,  · The plague’s name comes from the black skin spots on the sailors who travelled the Silk Road and docked in a Sicilian port, bringing with them from their Asian voyage the devastating disease, now known to be bubonic plague. 2. Spanish Flu.

Nov 05,  · The Voynich Code - The Worlds Most Mysterious Manuscript - The Secrets of Nature - Duration: The Secrets of Nature 5,, views. Plague has been the most feared disease across Europe since the Black Death in the s. Dreaded because of the scale of the mortality and its sheer foulness, its periodic outbreaks had a devastating impact. London's last and most destructive attack came in , when, according to Bishop Gilbert Burnet, 'a most terrible plague broke out, that depopulated the city of London, ruined the trade /5(2).

Once the Black Death had begun in Asia in the s, Mongolian soldiers took it with them when their armies attacked the West in By , the plague had hit Constantinople, now Istanbul, in Turkey. This was the world’s major trading center and merchants leaving here took the disease all over Europe. May 09,  · As it neared Angel Island, sailors hoisted a yellow flag, an international symbol that the ship carried diseased passengers on board. If plague had been on board and was spreading, then any one of the 55 passengers now in his custody would be capable of sparking an epidemic that could kill millions. by Book Marks.


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Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. Symptoms include fever, weakness and headache. Usually this begins one to seven days after exposure. In the bubonic form there is also swelling of lymph nodes, while in the septicemic form tissues may turn black and die, and in the pneumonic form shortness of breath, cough and chest pain may ashleyllanes.com: Yersinia pestis.

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The pneumonic plague is an airborne plague that attacks the lungs before the rest of the body. Pneumonic plague was the second most commonly seen form during the Black Death with a mortality rate of ninety to ninety-five percent. The septicaemic plague is a form of deadly blood poisoning.

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Sep 24,  · The Black Death, also known as The Plague, was a pandemic affecting most of Europe and large swaths of Asia from through that wiped out between and million people in just a few short years.

Caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, which is often carried by fleas found on rodents, the plague was a lethal disease that often carried with it symptoms like vomiting, pus-filled. Contemporary Accounts of the Black Death (Classroom Activity) The most common form is bubonic plague.

This disease is spread when infected fleas that normally live on black rats land on people and bite them. The sailors brought in their bones a disease so violent that whoever spoke a word to them was infected and could in no way save.

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