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

...d smelling like sawdust from citrus wood, with which oil sheep are anointed. In Zacynthus and about Dyrrachium and Apollonia are springs which discharge a great quantity of pitch with their water. In Babylon , a lake of very great extent, 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 Sy...
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Babylon (Iraq) 302 6 0 0 0 user votes
Babylon (New York, United States) 1 0 1 0 0 user votes
Babylon (Illinois, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Babylon (Nevada, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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