Dead - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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Sea - an inland sea in Judaea, into which the river Jordan flows
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persuades Antigonus to attempt to extract asphalt from the Dead Sea.
and conduct him to Lake Asphaltitis, which is three hundred stades
which descend into the Lake Asphaltitis and from their sweetness are
its waters is called the Dead Sea; for it is neither agit
that gloomy lake, the Asphaltitis, which ultimately swallows it
The only product of the Asphaltitis is bitumen, the Greek word
the west side of the Asphaltitis, but out of range of
of Judaea called Lake Asphaltites, adheres to everything touching
we have said, from the Lake of and the earth being
Sorcerers who live near the Dead Sea in Judaea. 
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