Dance Until Death… The dancing plague of 1581… — EverythingTudorBlog

In 1581 a woman from Strasbourg stepped into the street and began to dance wildly. Her name was Frau Troffea and she had no music to dance to and her face showed no signs of pleasure. Her involuntary jig lasted all day long and after hours of exhaustion she collapsed in a sweaty heap. Within hours […]

via Dance Until Death… The dancing plague of 1581… — EverythingTudorBlog

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