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

... the gnomon cast a shadow equal 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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Tarentum (Italy) 198 4 0 0 0 user votes
Tarentum (Alabama, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Tarentum (Pennsylvania, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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