172: Dancing Plague

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172: Dancing Plague
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During the 1300-1500s there were several accounts of people being afflicted with spontaneous dancing. One group of 400 people were struck with the strange affliction, spent an entire month dancing, and some even died. Amy dives into the hows and whys of the disease.

Show Notes:

HistoryExtra.com: Medieval Dancing

HistoryExtra.com: The Medieval Dance of Death

HistoryExtra,com: 7 Oddest Moments in History


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