Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Syria” in book 9 of Polybius, Histories:

...but for the sake of the rest of the Greeks he would allow them to send ambassadors to get ransom, since that was the custom of their country. . . . The Euphrates rises in Armenia and flows through Syria and the country beyond to Babylonia. It seems to discharge itself into the Red Sea; but in point of fact it does not do so: for its waters are dissipated among the ditches dug across the fields befor...

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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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