Exploring History
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Exploring History

10 Deadliest Plagues Throughout History

The serial killers of diseases

During the Peloponnesian War, around 430BC, a plague rose that affected over 100 000 people. According to Thucydides, a general and historian from Athens, “The catastrophe was so overwhelming that men, not knowing what would happen next to them, became indifferent to every rule of religion or law.”

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