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Blood Libel in the Time of Cholera

CholeraIn September 1348 thousands of Jews living in Europe were burned after the charges of conspiracy and distribution of terrible diseases.

Rumors of an unknown terrible disease from which people died within a few days, and their bodies were covered with black spots began to penetrate into Europe in the summer of 1346. This was told merchants returning from the East, who saw an unknown plague befell as God’s punishment for sinners. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on September 21, 2014 in Historical


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