Two Maltese folktales

The ‘Sarangu’s World‘ is a research project set in 1813 Malta during the Bubonic plague pandemic with particular attention to Maltese folk. We are uploading two Maltese folktales compiled by G. Cassar. Pullicino. ‘Il Kap Ta’ Izbanduti’ and ‘Il Hrafa tax Xemx u L Qamar’ [Stories in Maltese] Download

Sarangu’s World: The role of French war prisoners in the 1813 Malta Bubonic plague

The Bubonic Plague was increasing at such an alarming rate that its death trail was starting to include servants, people responsible to purify the infected houses and gravediggers. Leaving no one to care for the victims.  The British Government resorted to using French prisoners for such chores. In 1813 Malta had around 900 French prisoners… Read More Sarangu’s World: The role of French war prisoners in the 1813 Malta Bubonic plague