Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Ctesiphon” in book 5, chapter 45 of Polybius, Histories:

...vantage of this, he first of all resolved to cross the Tigris and lay siege to Seleucia; but when his passage across the river was stopped by Zeuxis seizing the river boats, he retired to the camp at Ctesiphon , and set about preparing winter quarters for his army. When King Antiochus heard of Molon's advance and the retreat of his own generals, he was once more for giving up the expedition against Ptolemy...

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