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Name groups associated with the plague in Europe:
Scapegoats (Jews and lepers), gravediggers, Flagellants, doctors (some legitimate and some were not), clergy (people who work for the church), magicians, etc.
In what cardinal directions did the bubonic plague spread?
It began in Italy and moved North, almost to the Arctic circle.
What were some of the proposed causes of the bubonic plague?
God's wrath (for "sinning"), Jesus's arrows, astrological forces (planets), earthquakes, miasmas (foul air), four humors, locusts, scapegoats,
What were some of treatments?
Bloodletting, leeches, ground up jewels, paper with abracadabra, edible prayers, Theriac (snakes and mud), self punishment (Flagellants), quarantine, escape, sitting between two fires, plague houses,
People who whipped themselves to cleanse their sin--they thought Plague was God's punishment for sins.
blood: warm & moist; yellow bile: warm and dry; phlegm: cold and moist; black bile: cold and dry
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