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date: 06 July 2020

Plague, Justinianic (Early Medieval Pandemic) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Dionysios StathakopoulosDionysios Stathakopoulos

Conventional name given to a series of outbreaks of bubonic plague that began in 541 and returned in some eighteen waves (approximately one every twelve years) until 750. We are best informed about the first outbreak (541–4 in the Mediterranean and up to 549 in northern Europe and ... ...

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