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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... "
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
...name of which is Ardericca ; it is two hundred and ten stades distant from Susa, and forty from the well which produces three different substances ; for...by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of 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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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...name of which is Ardericca ; it is two hundred and ten stades distant from Susa, and forty from the well which produces three different substances ; for...by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of 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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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...name of which is Ardericca : it is two hundred and ten stades distant from Susa, and forty from the well which produces three different substances ; for...up by means of a swipe, and, instead of a bucket, halt' of a wine-skin is attached to it ; having dipped down with this, a man draws it up and then pours...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...of which is Ardericca ; it is two hundred and ten stades distant from Susa, and forty from the will which produces three different substances ; for asphalt,...by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of 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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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1892 - 613 pages
...: it is two hundred and ten stades distant from Susa, and forty from the well which produces thrua different substances; for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it in the following mariner. It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and, instead of a bucket, half of a wine-skin is attached...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...Ardericca ; it is two hundred and ten stades distant from Susa, and forty from the will which Droducea three different substances ; for asphalt, salt, and...by means of a swipe, and instead of a bucket half of 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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The Story of Oil

Walter Sheldon Tower - 1909 - 270 pages
...ancient Persia. This account by Herodotus, written about 450 BC, says that " at Ardericca is a well that produces three different substances, for asphalt,...following manner. It is pumped up by means' of a swipe (sweep) and, instead of a bucket, half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped down with the swipe,...
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