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Epidemics in medieval Iceland: The evidence of contemporary annals

All day from Friday 26 March until Sunday 4 April

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Elizabeth Rowe discusses how epidemics repeatedly struck the isolated community of Iceland in the later Middle Ages, and contemporary annals record them in ways that range from the horrifying to the humorous.

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Age: All Ages
Timing: Available on Demand
Theme: Health
Image copyright: Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum (The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, Reykjavík)

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