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Lewis : Edessa

Edessa, Ĕdessa, ae, f., = Ἔδεσσα . A city of Macedonia, the burial-place of the kings, Liv. 45, 29; Just. 7, 1, 7.—Hence, Edes-saeus, a, um, adj., of Edessa: Antiphilus (dux), Liv. 42, 51.

A city of Mesopotamia, in the province of Osrhoëne, now Rhoa or Orfa, Plin. 5, 24, 21, § 86; Tac. A. 12, 12; Amm. 20, 11, 4; 21, 7, 7; and where Caracalla died, Aur. Vict. Epit. 21; Eutr. 8, 11. —Hence, Edessēnus, a, um, adj., of Edessa: sepulcra, Amm. 18, 7.