University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Poisons Found Along the Silk Road

Instructor:
Kalara of Lochmere


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA109-2/5 February 5, 2022
Crs #:
609
Date:
Sat Feb 05
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
24/98
Room:
Gardens
Course Category:
Health and Medicine
Track:
Medieval Forestry and Agriculture
Description
In this class we examine the poisonous plants found from Rome to China, their effects and stories of their use if there are any. Students will consider whether the Assassins at Alamut used poisoned daggers, and learn about poisons described in medieval India so potent that victims could be killed on contact.