Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Church of the Servi

  • Andrea del Sarto – plague in Florence

    “The siege being finished . . . . Florence became filled with soldiers and stores from the camp. Among those soldiers were some mercenaries sick of the plague, who brought no little terror into the city and shortly afterwards left it infected. Thereupon, either through this apprehension or through some imprudence in eating after having…