URCESA (Οὔρκεσα or ΟὔρκεσαPtol. 2.6 § 58), a town of the Celtiberi in Hispania Tarraconensis.
According to some, the modern Requena, whilst others identify it with Veles or Orgas. (Coins in Sestini p. 212.) [T.H.D]
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