The Black Death: Powering the Renaissance

  • Jan 1, 1333

    Signs of The Black Death

    The disease ermereged in China, and would soon travel to Europe.
  • Jan 1, 1346

    The Black Death Spreads Across the Red Sea

  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Plague Reaches Genoa, Italy

    The troops of Kipchak Khan catapulted infected bodies in warfare over city walls, which harboring ships from Genoa, Italy brought it back.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Black Death Spreads to Other European Countries

    The plague has now started to spread throughout Europe.
  • Jan 1, 1349


    Many people are confused as to why and what this outbreak is. People didn't know why nuns and priests were getting infected since they worked for God. People also didn't know what spawned it upon them, so many blamed Jewish people.
  • Jan 1, 1352

    Death Toll

    By now, the plague has almost past through. By this year, roughly 25 million people have lost their lives.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Printing Press

    The printing press was invented by Gutenburg, a German inventor. This helped printing books for others to read, which helped some of powering the Renaissance.