The truth behind the Plagues of Egypt
Scientists have explanations for the biblical plagues
The Plagues of Egypt were a series of calamities that, according to the biblical Book of Exodus, God inflicted on Egypt to convince the Pharaoh to release the Israelites from slavery. Although the majority of historians believe the events to be allegorical, there are scientific theories which suggest the "plagues" are in fact an unfortunate sequence of natural disasters.
Browse the gallery and explore the theories surrounding the Plagues of Egypt.
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