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Medieval feces shows Crusaders struggled with


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#1    kannin

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 10:10 PM

Medieval feces discovered at an ancient castle in Cyprus has revealed that the Crusaders suffered from a bad case of the worms, and had poor hygiene habits.

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered that occupants of a 12th century Crusaders' castle in western Cyprus were rife with parasites, reaffirming previous research which suggested high mortality rates among Crusaders from malnutrition and infectious diseases.

http://www.reuters.c...E95O0TR20130625


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Posted 26 June 2013 - 10:23 PM

Posted already, sorry.

http://www.unexplain...howtopic=249783

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