Dark Ages (450-1000AD)

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Public Health
Water taken from rivers, full of diseases. Fire in the middle of houses. (-Smoke, +keeps bugs away)
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Public Health cont.
Cesspits +keeps waste away from houses -could infect the drinking water from the river
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Change
Family of Roman soldier. Soldiers ordered back to Rome. City changes - engineers go, baths, wash-houses and aqueducts abandoned. Waste builds up.
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Change cont.
Tribes invade, medical stores ransacked and medical books stolen. Herbal remedies used. Wounds are checked and observed.
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Change cont.
Families move to marshy areas, bad. Chiefs not interested in baths, aqueducts or reading. Very important period as medicine got dramatically worse.
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Card 2

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Cesspits +keeps waste away from houses -could infect the drinking water from the river

Back

Public Health cont.

Card 3

Front

Family of Roman soldier. Soldiers ordered back to Rome. City changes - engineers go, baths, wash-houses and aqueducts abandoned. Waste builds up.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Tribes invade, medical stores ransacked and medical books stolen. Herbal remedies used. Wounds are checked and observed.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Families move to marshy areas, bad. Chiefs not interested in baths, aqueducts or reading. Very important period as medicine got dramatically worse.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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