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Mass hysterias have always been of public interest — but none are as puzzling as the Dance Plague of 1518. This Harklist explores how and why a group of people danced themselves to death.

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Curated byMichelle Krasovitski, Hark Contributor

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The First Person Afflicted with Dancing Plague

Where did the Dancing Plague start and, perhaps more to the point, with whom? The host of Morbid Curiosity introduces us to the first victim: a Strasbourg woman whose uncontrollable dancing sparked the beginning of one of history’s most puzzling myst
The First Person Afflicted with Dancing Plague

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