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The Tarantism so common in Italy from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century is another example of epidemic hysteria.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
What could account so entirely for his ways and actions as that strange poisoning which produces the state they call Tarantism?A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
This form of "possession," then, passed out of the supernatural domain, and became known as "tarantism."History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom|Andrew Dickson White
One of the best known of these diseases is 'Tarantism,' or the frenzy produced by the bite of the Tarantula, in Italy.Shakespeare and Music|Edward W. Naylor
At the close of the fifteenth century Tarantism had spread beyond the borders of Apulia.