The Plague Of Athens

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Pick a previous pandemic episode in world history
Answer: The previous pandemic episode in world history that I am going to be researching is “The Plague of Athens.” It has not yet been fully decided on what infections disease actually caused “The Plague of Athens,” therefore it is just called “The Plague of Athens” (Littman).
1. Where and when did it happen?
Answer: “The Plague of Athens” took place in the city of Athens. This plague took place in 430 BC, during the exact same time that Athens was “under siege by Sparta during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC)” (Littman).
2. How was it transferred?
Answer: “The Plague of Athens” originated in Ethiopia and then “spread throughout the Mediterranean” (Littman). The way it spread and traveled
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