The Dancing Plague by John Waller

I found The Dancing Plague hard to believe on two levels. First, I just find it hard to believe. In July of 1518, after several years of crop failure and hard times, a plague of uncontrolled dancing broke out in the city of Strasbourg. Eventually, over 400 people fell victim to an inexplicable and uncontrollable urge to dance that lasted for days resulting in bruised, … Continue reading The Dancing Plague by John Waller