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The year was 1348 CE, when something terrible came to the beautiful city of Florence, Italy. It was deadly, killing an unbelievable amount of people. It started with swelling in the armpit/groin, or with black spots all over the body. In some cases there would be no sign of it starting until you were about to die. The thing that came was called the Black Plague. The Black Plague was a devastating incident, especially including the physicians around that time. Not to mention how they discarded the bodies. The plague seemed to have started in Central Asia around 1338 CE and spread west to the Black Sea. Once it spread to Europe it spread like wildfire, “The Black Death rapidly spread along the major European sea and land trade routes” (Document

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