war with poison and chemicals was not so rare in the ancient world ... An astounding panoply of toxic substances... - Adrienne Mayor Quotes
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Quote:war with poison and chemicals was not so rare in the ancient world ... An astounding panoply of toxic substances, venomous creatures, poison plants, animals and insects, deleterious environments, virulent pathogens, infectious agents, noxious gases, and combustible chemicals were marshalled to defeat foes - and panoply is an apt term here, because it is the ancient Greek word for 'all weapons. - Adrienne Mayor Quotes


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