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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. "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 393
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 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
...but he, as soon as day appeared, caused a search to be made through the ships ; and having found in a Phoenician ship a gilded image of Apollo, he inquired...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
...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,...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
...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...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

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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