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BESSA

BESSA (Βῆσσα: Eth. Βησσαῖος), a town in Locris, so called from its situation in a wooded glen, mentioned by Homer, but which had disappeared in the time of Strabo. (Hom. Il. 2.532; Strab. ix. p.426; Steph. B. sub voce l.c.

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