The nobleman Hugh of Lusignan’s account of his dealings with his lord

“Late Medieval Art, Literature, and Plague”/ Please respond to the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response:

  • Quote a one (1) or two (2) line section that you enjoy from Petrarch, Chaucer, Boccaccio, or Christine de Pisan, and provide your reason(s) for the choice.
  • Next, describe the historical significance of the writer whose work you have chosen.
  • Comment on the degree to which the Black Death epidemic (1347-1350 CE) impacted that writer’s work.
  • Compare the writer you chose to a specific writer (whether prose writer or poet or lyricist) of modern times.


Late Medieval Art, Literature, and Plague