Poisons Found Along the Silk Road
Kalara of Lochmere
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Health and Medicine
Medieval Forestry and Agriculture
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.