SESAMUS (Σησαμός), a small river on the coast of Paphlagonia, flowing into the Euxine near the town of Amastris, whence in later times the river itself was called Amastris. (Anonym. Peripl. P. E. p. 5; Marcian. p. 71; AMASTRIS) [L.S]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.