[ExI] Muslim Threat to Europe- Don't Buy All the Hype

painlord2k at libero.it painlord2k at libero.it
Fri Apr 10 11:10:31 UTC 2009

Il 10/04/2009 12.38, Stefano Vaj ha scritto:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Eschatoon
> Magic<eschatoon at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Question: do you know which culture started using biological
>> weapons in warfare?
>> Yeah, right.
> As in throwing carcasses and other biological stuff which were
> infected by plague beyond castle walls and in the wells of the enemy
> during the crusades for the greater glory of God? :-)

Romans did it first. And this is only the first recorded.

> The first recorded use of biological agents was by the Romans, using
> dead animals to foul the water supply of their enemies. This had the
> dual effects of decreasing enemy numbers and lowering morale. The
> idea behind this kind of attack is that a weakened enemy is an easily
> defeated enemy. The Tartars had the idea of infecting the enemy by
> catapulting bodies infected with bubonic plague over the walls of the
> city of Kaffa.


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