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The Sordid (But Fascinating!) History of Poison

By Abbey Clarke Sep 19, 2013

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POISON. It’s deadly. It’s creepy. And man oh man, has it got a history. The sordid tales of poison throughout the ages are an illuminating glimpse into the ingenuity and evil that mankind can display. Click through to learn more!

Tags: history, cool things, creepy things, poison, greek myth

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About the Author
Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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