Greek Fire Grenades

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Mark Cartwright
by Badseed
published on 13 November 2017
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Two clay grenades which were designed to be filled with the flammable liquid known as Greek Fire and launched at the enemy. Greek Fire was first used in the Byzantine empire in 678 CE. These examples date to between the 10th and 12th century CE, Chania, Crete. (National Historical Museum, Athens)

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