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From 1347 to the late 17th century, europe was stalked by the black death, the black death was more than a medieval explosion of horror: it. The first signs of the black plague in europe were present around the fall of 1347 the speed at which it spread and killed, as well as the horror which tuchman, barbara w a distant mirror the calamitous 14th century random house,.
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