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" Ardericca is a 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 of a swipe, and, instead of a bucket, half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped... "
Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science - Page 16
1913
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...then pours the contents into a receiver ; and being poured from this into another, it assumes three different forms : the asphalt and the salt immediately...but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black and emits a strong odour. Here king Darius settled the Eretrians ; who, even...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...then pours the contents into a receiver ; and being poured from this into another, it assumes three different forms : the asphalt and the salt immediately...but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black and emits a strong odour. Here king Darius settled the Eretrians ; who, even...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...then pours the contents into a receiver ; and being poured from this into another, it assumes three different forms : the asphalt and the salt immediately...but the oil they collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace ; it is black and emits a strong odour. Here king Darius settled the Eretrians ; who, even...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1892 - 613 pages
...then pours the contents into a receiver ; and, being poured from this into another, it assumes three different forms : the asphalt and the salt immediately become solid, but the oil tiiey collect, and the Persians call it rhadinace : it is black, and emits a strong odor. Here king...
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Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological ...

Sir Boverton Redwood (bart.) - 1896
...about the year 450 BC, Herodotus thus describes its collection at the pits of Kir ab ur Susiana : " at Ardericca is a well which produces three different...call it Rhadinance ; it is black and emits a strong odour." 1 He also describes the collection in the island of Zante,2 of bitumen having the smell of...
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The Story of Oil

Walter Sheldon Tower - 1909 - 270 pages
...bucket, half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped down with the swipe, a man draws it up, and pours the contents into a reservoir, and being poured...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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