The Black Death’s Ports of Entry

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The Black Death’s Ports of Entry
Episode 4 of The Black Death

2016
31 mins

Now examine the plague's first sustained appearance in Europe, at the Crimean trading port of Caffa. Learn about the Mongol siege of the city that preceded the outbreak, and how the plague moved west with escaping sailors....

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Director
Dorsey Armstrong