Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Syria” in book 1 of Flavius Josephus, Against Apion:

... olympiad; it is therefore evident that our nation flourished in his time, and in the time of Alexander. Again, Hecateus says to the same purpose, as follows: "Ptolemy got possession of the places in Syria after that battle at Gaza; and many, when they heard of Ptolemy's moderation and humanity, went along with him to Egypt, and were willing to assist him in his affairs; one of whom (Hecateus says) was...
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Syria (Syria) 542 32 0 0 0 user votes
Syria (Indiana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Syria (Virginia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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