A Black Death painting - The Triumph of Death

The Black Death -Plague, The Great Plague- has killed millions of people in Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia for centuries.. and it has caused mass migrations and political changes.. and it has also changed the maps, too. (see Spread of Black Death map)
A famous Dutch artist, Pieter Bruegel the Elder's  The Triumph of Death is one of the best painting about this horrible disaster. The Triump of Death was painted in1562. It's now in Madrid (Museo del Prado)

Blackhouse Village - Traditional Scottish Highlands House

Gearrannan Black House Village is one of the most interesting places in Scotland. The blackhouses are traditional type of houses which use...