Constantinople with the pandemic of Bubonic plague

We are going back to 540 AD. A bubonic plague pandemic appeared in Egypt. It caused a big chaos in the region. The civilizations that were around the region were on red alert for the disease.

The bubonic plague outbreak reached Constantinople after a year. Disease caused a big chaos in East Roman Empire’s capital. The patients started to stay at homes and the business life stopped because of the disease. The historical records state that there was an outbreak in the capital. The society had to stay at home and the shops were closed. The life routine had been interrupted.

Does it look familiar? The present time has a similiarity with the past. The history is formed of the events that repeat in history.

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