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What’s Now St. Louis, Mysteriously Disappeared in the 14th Century, Was A Medieval Metropolis!

“In our current epoch of human history, when populations of major cities swell into the tens of millions, an urban center of 30,000 people doesn’t seem very impressive. 1,000 years ago, a city that size was larger than London or Paris, and sat atop what is now East St. Louis.

“At its height in 1050, Annalee Newitz writes at Ars Technica, ‘it was the largest pre-Colombian city in what became the United States…. Its colorful wooden homes and monuments rose along the eastern side of the Mississippi, eventually spreading across the river to St. Louis.’”

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