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Yes, that's it. The program itself was a little lurid, with ominous
background music, IIRC. One of PBS' attamepts to attract a wider audience.
Interesting -- so the diagnosis on the bones was inconclusive? Nice to hear
of someone who reviewed the findings.
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> That's right, I've seen a similar programme. Apparently its the remains
> from a monastery in Hull (what were they up to?) from the 12th century.
> One of the problems is the difficulty in determining syphillis as
> the cause
> of death from a skeleton, and the historical record gives no apparent
> indication of syphillis before the return of sailors from the new
> world. I
> discussed this with a friend of mine who proceeded to investigate this and
> produced a welter of data to suggest that the dominant paradigm
> remains very
> well supported by the main body of evidence. Could be wrong though.
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> > From: Lawrence DeBivort
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> > Subject: RE: Bones Reveal Some Truth in 'Noble Savage Myth
> > IIRC, I saw a science program on our PBS-TV that reported it was likely
> > that
> > syphillis was detected in skeletal remains unearthed in some seaport in
> > England before Europeans had contact with North America. The
> bones were at
> > the site of a building that served seafaring voyagers, and the
> > was made that the disease might have originated elsewhere in Europe.
> > Lawrence
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