By N. Thomas Johnson-Medland

ISBN-10: 1498261213

ISBN-13: 9781498261210

ISBN-10: 1610975774

ISBN-13: 9781610975773

it seems that, in 1338 and good into 1339, loss of life confirmed up for a grand functionality at a bit village of Nestorian Christians. The village used to be referred to as Issyk-Kul; it lay south of Lake Balkhash, Russia.
The cemetery headstones made transparent an important paintings of the macabre had taken position in that brief yr. 3 of the stones truly advised us that the THE PLAGUE killed the folks buried there. It used to be etched into their epitaph. THE PLAGUE.
And so it all started. one in every of Europe's greatest choreographed pieces—composed via Death—began in a humble village and performed again and again via cities and towns until eventually thirds of human lifestyles inside of her obstacles was once buried from dancing so good with Death.
We have danced with demise all our lives: as participants and as a people.

N. Thomas Johnson-Medland is the CIO of Lighthouse Hospice, Inc., of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. he's the writer of Bridges, Paths, and Waters; dust Sky and Mountains, Cairn-Space, getting into the circulate, alongside the line, and From the stomach of the Whale (all from source guides) in addition to Turning inside. He lives within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania together with his spouse, Glinda, and sons, Zachary Aidan and Josiah Gabriel.

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