Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Alexandria” in book 9, chapter 7, section 1 of Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books on Architecture:

...to eight ninths of its own length, in the latitude of Rome. In Athens, the shadow is equal to three fourths of the length of the gnomon; at Rhodes to five sevenths; at Tarentum, to nine elevenths; at Alexandria , to three fifths; and so at other places it is found that the shadows of equinoctial gnomons are naturally different from one another.
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Max. Freq. Min. Freq.
Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Alexandria (Egypt) 256 16 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Virginia, United States) 1,230 0 476 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Louisiana, United States) 234 0 136 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Afghanistan) 16 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Tennessee, United States) 14 0 14 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Romania) 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Australia) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Canada) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Canada) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Indiana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Jamaica) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Kentucky, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Kentucky, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Minnesota, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Missouri, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Missouri, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Nebraska, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Pakistan) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (South Africa) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (South Dakota, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (United Kingdom) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Alexandria (Virginia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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