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spreading of plague

1481

June 8

on Wednesday

The Porta a Faenza(1) was closed, because the plague was very bad outside this gate, and was in three or four houses in Florence.

(1) This gate, which was on the Prato, was demolished when the Fortezza di Basso was built, or rather, it was built into the keep of the fort. (Trans.)

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The moon was waxing gibbous that night.
Sunrise in Florence was at 5:54 AM and sunset was at 6:01 PM.

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