251 CE - 356 CELife of Saint Anthony (Anthony the Great).
994 CEAn outbreak of St Anthony's Fire (ergotism) causes 20,000-40,000 deaths in France.
1100 CEThe Order of Hospitallers of St. Anthony is established in Grenoble, France.
1596 CEThe German physician Wendelin Thelius connects the ergot fungus to the rye grain, cause of St Anthony's Fire.
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