7 edition of Plagues, Poisons And Potions found in the catalog.
May 3, 2002
by Manchester University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||242|
Plagues, Poisons, and Potions: Plague-spreading Conspiracies in the Western Alps, c. – examines the sixteenth-century outbreaks of bubonic plague in Geneva. Naphy uncovers evidence that the plagues were intentionally spread as a criminal strategy . Buy The Duchess of Northumberland's Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs 1st by Duchess of Northumberland (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19).
In the book of Revelation John describes seven plagues to come at the end of time—seven plagues typified by the plagues of Egypt in Moses' time. The First Plague The first plague of Revelation 16 falls on those who have the mark of Beast. Plagues, poisons and potions: plague-spreading conspiracies in the western Alps c. – By Samuel K Cohn Topics: Book ReviewsCited by: 7.
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Plagues, Poisons and Potions will undoubtedly become an indispensable companion to whoever studies the complex world of early modern witchcraft and is unique in detailing the judicial processes and the social prejudices that informed accusations of plague spreading.
Plagues, Poisons And Potions: Plague Spreading Conspiracies in the Western Alps c Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 7. With the 16th and 17th Century outbreaks of the Plague, came the arrests and executions of many hospital workers who were accused of conspiring to spread the disease.
"Plagues, Poisons and Potions" contains a detailed study of this fascinating phenomenon associated with the Plague. It examines the courts and the part played by torture, as well as considering the socio-economic conditions of.
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Plagues, Poisons and Potions: Plague-Spreading Conspiracies in the Western Alps, c. William Naphy's book takes as its subject earlier cases of plague-spreading in towns across the Alps, concentrating in particular on Geneva. The first five chapters explore a rich array of archival and printed sources that span fromthe time.
Of course such conspiracies go back centuries. As William Naphy notes in his book Plagues, Poisons, and Potions: Plague Spreading Conspiracies in the Western Alps c.
people were accused of intentionally spreading the bubonic plague. Most people believed that the plague was a sign of God’s wrath, a pustular and particularly punitive. Plagues, Poisons and Potions: Plague-Spreading Conspiracies in the Western Alps, c. (review) Article in Bulletin of the History of Medicine 78(1) January with 16 ReadsAuthor: Monica Azzolini.
This book goes into detail about various poisons, the ease of access in obtaining them, and everything else that would help to explain why a character would choose a certain poison.
Definitely a must-read for authors of suspense and intrigue/5. Plagues and people are, and remain, inextricably linked. Tropical diseases used to be studied in isolation, but social, economic, cultural and political factors are emerging as major contributors to their success.
It is now acceptable to argue that such diverse events as ecosystem change and urbanization, as well as poverty, inequality, gender Cited by: 5.
First, these seven last plagues are typed by some of the punishments God brought upon the nation of Egypt in order to free the ancient Israelites from slavery.
In the 10 plagues preceding the Exodus, water was turned to blood (Exodus ), people had painful “sores” (Exodus ), and the Egyptians experienced darkness for three days. Naphy, Plagues, Poisons and Potions: Plague-Spreading Conspiracies in the Western Alps c.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, xiii + pp. £ ISBN In January Jean Granjean, the Geneva city executioner, was sent to. Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the YearOne of Time's 10 Best Books of the YearUSA Today's Nonfiction Book of the YearA New York Times Notable BookThe definitive account of the American.
The tenth and final plague was the death of the firstborn of all the people and animals. This was a plague on the Israelites and the Egyptians. The plague consisted of the firstborn being killed on a certain night.
To avoid the punishment the people would kill a sacrificial lamb (sheep or goat) and paint the door posts of the house with the. The brewing of poisons is a dark endeavor indeed. On occasion, a person's name becomes forever associated with a particularly deadly creation.
Is that person you. You've chosen to associate your name (real or character) with one of the 12 brewed poison potions described in Liber Veneficii as its creator.
Plagues, Poisons, and Potions: Plague-spreading Conspiracies in the Western William G. Naphy Limited preview - All Things Chaucer: An Encyclopedia of Chaucer's World.A foul poison harvested from the corpses of plague victims.
It infects many targets, but kills slowly. This poison is has a huge area of effect, twice as wide as the T6 Baneserpent Poison. It also has a slightly lower mana cost, making it very good for clearing massive crowds of enemies.
However, this poison has a long duration of 10 seconds. Looking at the list of poisons, you might be tempted to think lead is safer than salt or bee sting venom is safer than cyanide. Looking at the lethal dose can be misleading because some of these chemicals are cumulative poisons (e.g., lead) and others are chemicals your body naturally detoxifies in small amounts (e.g., cyanide).
Individual biochemistry is also important.