Mirror of Literature,  4 (1824), 348–50.

The Plague in Russia in the Fourteenth Century



Extract, Miscellaneous

Publications extracted:

Asiatic Journal


Epidemiology, Disease, Death, Population, Medical Treatment, Superstition

    The article begins with the assertion that the various contagious diseases which had affected Europe at different periods 'came, with very few exceptions, from the east'. A footnote relates: 'The cholera morbus took its rise in Cochin China, and has now advanced as far as the Euphrates' (348).

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