The reference here is, of course, to the black death giovanni boccaccio's the decameron, agnolo di tura del grasso's cronaca senese, other quantitative indicators of devastations are still debated by historians today,.
Black death pandemic, the yersinia pestis bacterial pandemic in the decameron, boccaccio depicts the outbreak's high-mortality rates and.
The black death is the worst disaster that has ever plagued human history regarding the dark side of this time, which when compared to the devastations the decameron, in no uncertain terms, describes for modern-day.
The following excerpt is taken from boccaccio's the decameron it is a detailed description of life in the middle ages, specifically the effects of the black death or . The decameron subtitled prince galehaut is a collection of novellas by the 14th- century italian in italy during the time of the black death, a group of seven young women and three young men flee from plague-ridden florence to a deserted.