Greek Fire, Poison Arrows, & Scorpion...


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

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Author  Adrienne Mayor
Publisher  Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date   November 2, 2004
ISBN  158567608X
Pages  336

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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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