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" ... and being poured from this into another, it assumes three different forms : the asphalt 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. "
The Histories of Herodotus - Page 358
by Herodotus - 1899 - 568 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of a wine-skin is attached to it ; having dipped down with this,...Such things took place with regard to the Eretrians. 1 20. Two thousand of the Lacedaemonians came to Athens after the full moon, making such haste to be...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of a wine-skin is attached to it ; having dipped down with this,...Such things took place with regard to the Eretrians. 120. Two thousand of the Lacedaemonians came to Athens after the full moon, making such haste to be...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...following manner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of a wine-skin is attached to it ; having dipped down with this,...collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black aud emits a strong odour. Here king Darius settled the Eretrians ; who, even to my time, occupied this...
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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, and this account...
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Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Volume 25

Kansas Academy of Science - 1913
...then pours the contents into a reservoir, and, being poured from this into another, it assumes these different forms: the asphalt and the salt immediately...but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinance. It is black and emits a strong oder." 1 For more than 2500 years the disciples of Zoroaster...
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Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume 122

1925
...reservoir. It is then poured from this into another, and assumes the different forms; the asphalt and salt immediately become solid; but the oil they collect and the Persians call it Rhadimke. It is black and emits a strong odor. Strabo, the Greek geographer, mentions the oil springs...
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The Far East ...: Editor in Charge of this Volume: Austin F. Macdonald ...

American Academy of Political and Social Science - 1925 - 277 pages
...reservoir. It is then poured from this into another, and assumes the different forms; the asphalt and salt immediately become solid; but the oil they collect and the Persians call it Rhadimke. It is black and emits a strong odor. Strabo, the Greek geographer, mentions the oil springs...
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