Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Sicily” in book 1, chapter 10 of Polybius, Histories:

...hey avail themselves of the voluntary offer of Messene and become masters of it, they were certain before long to crush Syracuse also, since they were already lords of nearly the whole of the rest of Sicily . The Romans saw all this, and felt that it was absolutely necessary not to let Messene slip, or allow the Carthaginians to secure what would be like a bridge to enable them to cross into Italy.

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Sicily (Italy) 2,202 220 0 0 0 user votes
Sicily (Illinois, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Sicily (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Sicily (Pennsylvania, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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