The Dance of Death

Saturday, 13 September 2008, 2:46 | Category : Crumbs, Curiosities
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By the 16th century there had been as many as 11 dancing epidemics in Europe. People would feel an irresistible urge to dance that eventually led them to dance themselves to death. The causes of this remain unknown. The best documented of these was the last one, in mid-July, 1518.

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