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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Field of Blood.
 
Acel’dama, the piece of land bought by the chief priests with the money which Judas threw down in the temple; so called because it was bought with blood-money. (Matt. xxvii. 5; Acts i. 19.)   1
   The battle-field of Cannæ (B.C. 216) is so called because it was especially sanguinary.   2
 


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