Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Arabia” in book 8, chapter 3, section 8 of Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books on Architecture:

...t, called Lake Asphaltitis, has liquid asphalt swimming on its surface, with which asphalt and with burnt brick Semiramis built the wall surrounding Babylon. At Jaffa in Syria and among the Nomads in Arabia , are lakes of enormous size that yield very large masses of asphalt, which are carried off by the inhabitants thereabouts.
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Arabia 228 4 0 0 0 user votes
Arabia (Indiana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Arabia (Nebraska, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Arabia (Nevada, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Arabia (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Arabia (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Arabia (North Carolina, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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