History Week 3

Period

The Dark Ages

400 - 1000

the early medieval period of western European history marked by frequent warfare and a virtual disappearance of urban life.

Middle Ages or Medieval Period

476 C.E. - 1500 C.E.

Renaissance

1271 - 1600

Reformation

1517 - 1648

Feudal Funerals

Approx. 1600 - Approx. 1699

Events

The Black Death

1346 - 1353

The plague epidemic of 1347 to 1351 was one of the deadliest recorded in human history, killing about 75 million people, according to some estimates, including more than a third of Europe’s population.

Leonardo Da Vinci

1513

Most know him as an artist and sculptor, but he was an extremely skilled dissector who produced hundreds of amazingly accurate anatomical drawings of the human body

The Barber Surgeons

Approx. 1600

Known as 'blood letters', these were doctors who felt that in order to heal sick people, they had to reduce the amount of blood in their sick patients.

William Harvey

1625

Discovered circulation of blood

Great Plague of London

1664 - 1665

Burial in Woolen Act (1666)

1666

Frederick Ruysch

1717

Father of Embalming

Anton Von Leeuwenhoek

1723

Father of Bacteriology; invented the microscope

Gabriel Clauderus

1783

Embalming without evisceration