Economic Impact and Consequences of the Plagues on the Medieval Middle East      

By Şevket Pamuk * This is a summary of an article co-authored by Şevket Pamuk & Maya Shatzmiller, Plagues, Wages and Economic Change in the Islamic Middle East, 700-1500, 74 The Journal of Economic History 196 (2014). The medieval and early modern Middle East experienced two long episodes of plague. Both the Justinian Plague that began in … Continue reading Economic Impact and Consequences of the Plagues on the Medieval Middle East