Day turned into night and the fighting stopped: How eclipses have shaped history

Day turned into night and the fighting stopped: How eclipses have shaped history
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In one of the first widely read novels about time-travel, published in 1889, Mark Twain wrote about a man whose life was saved by an eclipse. In Twain's story, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, the protagonist Hank Morgan is knocked unconscious and wakes up in 6th-Century England.

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