The Surprising Similarities of Covid and The Plague

Or: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Painting of the Black Death. Source: National Geographic

CCovid has swept across the world, leaving millions dead and millions more in turmoil. Around 700 years ago, in the mid-1300s, the Plague, aka The Great Mortality, aka the Black Death, did exactly the same thing.

Objectively, the Plague was much, much worse than Covid. An estimated 60% of the…



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LM Brown

Writing about history, culture, business, and procrastination when I’m not playing with my dogs and attempting to conquer my ever-growing TBR list