The French Pox

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Petrie, Hugh.


“Winchesters Goose, the clap, Syphilis (Greek for “lover of pigs”), hot piss, the burning ruin, gleet, tipper, driepert, that French disease, Spanish disease, Indian disease, Morbus Gallicus; but most of all “the pox”, may have been brought to Europe by Columbus from the Americas during the 1490s. Associated with the immorality of the time and seen as an extension of previous veneral infections, such as gonorea, syphilis was an important and culturally influential disease of the early modern world.”

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Softcover: 16 pages.
Language: English
Illustrations: N/A
ISBN-13: 1858041422
Product Dimensions: 0.0 x 0.0 x 0.0 cm

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