The "falling sickness," so called because the patient falls suddenly to the ground; a disease characterized by paroxysms (or fits) occurring at interval and attended by sudden loss of consciousness, and convulsive motions of the muscles.
epilepsy in Dutch is toevallen, epilepsie, vallende ziekte
epilepsy in German is Epilepsie
epilepsy in Hungarian is epilepszia
epilepsy in Spanish is epilepsia