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ἐσσήν (A), ῆνος, ,
A.priest of Artemis of Ephesus, in pl., SIG352.6 (iv B. C.), 363.10 (iii B.C.), Paus.8.13.1.
II. king,θεῶν .Call.Jov. 66 ; “Μυρμιδόνων .Id.Aet.1.1.23 (expld. as,=οἰκιστής by Hdn.Gr.2.923) : prop. king bee (i. e. queen bee), acc. to EM383.31. (ἑσσήν in Call.Aet.1.1.23 (Pap.), perh. because of supposed connexion with ἑσμός, ἕσσαι, or ἡσσάω.
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