HISTORY

The Worst Year to be Alive in Human History [What Happened In 536AD?]

Death, destruction, and misery in biblical proportions

Delilah Brass
ILLUMINATION
Published in
11 min readJun 23, 2022

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oil painting of hell
CREDIT: Follower of Hieronymus Bosch, CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Planet Earth is a sanctuary for life in a presumably empty universe. On this relatively small rock is the entirety of all known life. Home to all manner of creatures to thrive in. Yet this seemingly perfect planet has a…

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Delilah Brass
ILLUMINATION

“Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” — Winston Churchill