Eth. BIESSI (Eth. Βίεσσοι, Ptol. 3.5.20), a people of Sarmatia Europaea, on the N. slope of M. Carpates, W. of the Tagri, probably in the district about the city of Biecz in Galatia. (Forbiger, vol. iii. p. 1122.) [P.S]
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