It was of old a most happy land, both for the fruits it bore and the riches of its cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning; in consequence of which there are still the remainders...
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 241
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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