: Eth. Ἀσσήσιος
), a town in the territory of Miletus (Hdt. 1.19
; Steph. B. sub voce Ἀσσησός
), with a temple of Athena, which was destroyed by fire in a war between the Milesians and Alyattes, king of Lydia.
The king, following the advice of the Pythia, built two temples at Assesus, in place of that which was destroyed.