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" Susa, and forty from the well which produces three different substances ; for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it, in the following manner. It is pumped up by means... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 399
by Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...three different substances ; for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it, in the following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and instead of...and the salt immediately become solid, but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black and emits a strong odour. Here king...
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Erato, the sixth book of Herodotus' histories, tr. by E.S. Crooke

Herodotus - 1884
...different kinds of products. They draw bitumen and salt and oil from it in the following manner. They lift by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket, half of a wine-skin is fastened to it. With this a man dips down, and lifts the contents, and then pours them into a vat,...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...three different substances ; for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it, in the following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and instead of...and the salt immediately become solid, but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black and emits a strong odour. Here king...
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Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological ...

Sir Boverton Redwood - 1896
...different substances, for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it in the following manner: It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and, instead of a bucket, half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped down with this, a man draws it up and then pours the contents...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...three different substances ; for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it, in the following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and instead of...and the salt immediately become solid, but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black aud emits a strong odour. Here king...
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The Story of Oil

Walter Sheldon Tower - 1909 - 270 pages
...and pours the contents into a reservoir, and being poured from this into another, it assumes these different forms: the asphalt and the salt immediately become solid, but the oil they collect; it is black, and emits a strong odor." The oil described was unquestionably petroleum,...
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Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Volume 25

Kansas Academy of Science - 1913
...three different substances, for asphalt, salt and oil are drawn up from it in the following manner: It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and, instead of a bucket, half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped down with this, a man draws it up, and then pours the...
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Lubrication Fundamentals

Don M. Pirro, Ekkehard Daschner - 2001 - 540 pages
...three different substances. for asphalt. salt and oil are drawn up from it in the following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe: and. instead of a bucket. half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped down with this. a man draws it up and then pours the contents...
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