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Melissa Snell

The Sixth-Century Plague

By January 30, 2013

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Mention "plague," and the first thing that may spring to mind is the notorious Black Death of the fourteenth century. But that horrific pandemic was not the first time plague came to Europe (nor, sadly, would it be the last). Eight centuries earlier, the disease struck Constantinople, among other places, with devastating results. Find out more about the Sixth-Century Plague in this introduction from your Guide.


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