A POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF GREEK FIRE

@inproceedings{Haldon1977APS,
  title={A POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF GREEK FIRE},
  author={John Haldon and Mary Ann Byrne},
  year={1977}
}
One of the most intriguing problems for Byzantine historians, although never arnong the most important, has been that of the working of 'Greek Fire, a subject which has attracted äs many chemists äs it has Byzantinists. Its appearance in the third quarter of the seventh Century in the hands of the Byzantine fleet introduced a new factor into the struggle for naval supremacy between the Empire and the newly-established Caliphate, a factor which at least enabled the Imperial fleet to meet that of… Expand
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