Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Byzantium” in book 10, chapter 13, section 3 of Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books on Architecture:

... xmlns:ptext="ptext" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/strict">3. These were the first steps then taken towards that kind of machinery, but afterwards, when Philip, the son of Amyntas, was besieging Byzantium , it was developed in many varieties and made handier by Polyidus the Thessalian. His pupils were Diades and Charias, who served with Alexander. Diades shows in his writings that he invented moveable ...
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