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Re: Port or Dock.


   > Is there, on the other hand, not a reference in Josephus to Romans
   > sailing on the Dead Sea - the story about the Jews who were thrown
   > into the sea so that the Romans could see that it was really as
   > salted as maintained?

	Yes, there is. The story goes that Vespasian ordered that some 
non-swimmers be thrown into the deep water with their hands tied behind 
their backs. They all came to the surface as if blown by a strong wind.
_Jewish War_, Excusus V (Penguin edition)

Virgil Brown