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CY´PSELA (Κύψελα), a town on the river Hebrus in Thrace, which was once an important place on the via Egnatia. It is the same as the modern Ipsala, or Chapsylar, near Keshan. (Strab. pp. 322, 329; Ptol. 3.11.13; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ann. Comn. vii. p. 204; Liv. 31.16, 38.40, 41; Mela, 2.2; Plin. Nat. 4.18.)


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