Do Plagues and Their Impacts Show Intelligence?  (Part 1)

Angel of Death during plague in Rome.

The angel of death striking a door during the plague of Rome; engraving by J.G. Levasseur after Jules-Elie Delaunay, c. 1823. (Image: via Public Domain)

The Black Death: Punishment From God

A plague doctor.

A plague doctor was a medical physician who treated victims of the bubonic plague. In times of epidemics, these physicians were specifically hired by towns where the plague had taken hold. Since the city was paying their salary, they treated everyone: both the wealthy and the poor. (Image: via