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The Byzantine Navy used pumps to project Greek fire at enemy ships.

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The Byzantine Navy used pumps to project Greek fire at enemy ships.

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Istoria Ekpaideysi
Istoria Ekpaideysi

There is a very good book that has been recently published on this issue. It' s by the Byzantinologist Konstantinos Karatolios and it 's called "Greek Fire and its contribution to Byzantine might"

Clint Lacure
Clint Lacure

Does anyone know the basic ingredients that were used in this movie? I'm writing a term paper for my class and would love to do a little experimenting of my own.

jackson logan
jackson logan

@Clint Lacure

100 potassium nitrate

100 of charcoal powder

50 sulfer

50 sugar 

mix in a beaker with a flammable liquid AND maybe try something like tar. this will not be what they used in the video but will still work.