Essay: "Warburg on epidemics"

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May 15, 2020

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Bilderfahrzeuge

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Detail from Benozzo Gozzoli's Journey of the Magi fresco (1459) Palazzo Medici-Ricardi, Florence. (Image: Wikimedia Commons) Almost 130 years ago Hamburg experienced a cholera epidemic which took the lives of 10,000 citizens in a matter of six weeks. In response to this, a publication was produced with the proceeds going to those who had been affected by the outbreak. Aby Warburg contributed a text to be included which takes into account historical parallels and tells the story of the matri...

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