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The Resource Greek fire, poison arrows & scorpion bombs : biological and chemical warfare in the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor

Greek fire, poison arrows & scorpion bombs : biological and chemical warfare in the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor

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Greek fire, poison arrows & scorpion bombs : biological and chemical warfare in the ancient world
Title
Greek fire, poison arrows & scorpion bombs
Title remainder
biological and chemical warfare in the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
Adrienne Mayor
Title variation
Greek fire, poison arrows and scorpion bombs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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1946-
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Mayor, Adrienne
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Biological weapons
  • Chemical weapons
  • Military art and science
Label
Greek fire, poison arrows & scorpion bombs : biological and chemical warfare in the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-305] and index
Contents
Hercules and the Hydra: the invention of biological weapons -- Alexander the Great and the arrows of doom -- Poison waters, deadly vapors -- A casket of plague in the Temple of Babylon -- Sweet sabotage -- Animal allies and scorpion bombs -- Infernal fire -- Afterword: the many-headed hydra
Control code
59876712
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780715633656
Isbn Type
(pbk. : UK)
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Greek fire, poison arrows & scorpion bombs : biological and chemical warfare in the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-305] and index
Contents
Hercules and the Hydra: the invention of biological weapons -- Alexander the Great and the arrows of doom -- Poison waters, deadly vapors -- A casket of plague in the Temple of Babylon -- Sweet sabotage -- Animal allies and scorpion bombs -- Infernal fire -- Afterword: the many-headed hydra
Control code
59876712
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780715633656
Isbn Type
(pbk. : UK)
Other physical details
ill., maps

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