Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs...

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Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World

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Author  Adrienne Mayor
Publisher  Abrams Press
Publication Date   September 29, 2003
ISBN  158567348X
Pages  319

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Drawing on sources ancient and modern, Mayor describes ancient recipes for arrow poisons, booby traps rigged with plague, petroleum-based combustibles, choking gases, and the deployment of dangerous animals and venomous snakes and insects. She also explo

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