Plagues, Pandemics, and Global Political Change in a Historical Context

By |2020-04-14T12:55:53-10:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Faculty Articles, Sitaraman|Tags: , , |

“Plagues, Pandemics, and Global Political Change in a Historical Context,” is a new research paper authored by Dr. Srini Sitaraman for Security Nexus. In this research paper, Sitaraman states that “Researchers believe that the Athenian Plague might have originated in Ethiopia made its way through the Port of Piraeus, which was a primary source for food and supplies to Athens. The Spartans burned the fields around the city walls within which the Athenian population was sheltering, hence Athens had to depend on sea routes for its food supply opening up a channel for the plague contagion. Collapse of the Greek city state [...]