What did the black plague smell like?
They smelt like ash and burning flesh
Answer to "Were there other names for the black death?" Another name for the Black Death is the Black Plague. In the Middle Ages, people called it the "Great Pestilence"' and the "Great Plague." Medieval writers referred to the plague as the "Great Mortality." The term "Black Death" has actually only been used since 1833. Also The names for the 3 different forms of the Black Death were the Bubonic plague, Septicemic plague, and the…
No, the first plague was the bubonic plague in Rome. ok that person erased my answer. no it was not, the bubonic plague is the same plague, only a different name. The black plague was not the first plague ever. Outbreaks of many diseases in large numbers are called plagues. The black plague is called that because lymph nodes became swollen and black (gangrenous).
It is actually called plague but the reason they call it the black death is because when someone caught the "black death" the got black spots on their skin and would momentarily die. The way they got read of the smell of death they would carry pockets full of poesy's. The song "roses roses" is based on the black plague.