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Telmessus , Telmissus , or Tel-mēsus , i, f., = Τελμησσος or Τελμισσός,
I.a town in Lycia, near to Caria, at the head of the Glaucus Sinus, now Makri; it was famed for the skill of its inhabitants in divination, Cic. Div. 1, 41, 91; Mel. 1, 15, 3; Plin. 30, 1, 2, § 6; Liv. 38, 39.—Hence,
A. Telmessĭcus (Telmissĭcus, --sicus ), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Telmessus, Telmessian: “Telmissicus sinus,Liv. 37, 16 Telmessicum vinum, Plin. 14, 7, 9, § 74.—
B. Telmissĭus , a, um, adj., of Telmissus, Telmissian. Ptolemaeus, Liv. 37, 56, 4.—As subst. Telmissĭi , ōrum, m., the innabitants of Telmissus, the Telmissians: “Castra Telmissium,Liv. 37, 56 Drak. N. cr. (s. l. v.).—
C. Telmesses (-me-ses ), ĭum, m., Cic. Div 1, 42, 94; or Tel-messenses , ĭum, m., the inhabitants of Telmessus, the Telmessians, Tert. Anim. 46. —
D. Telmessis , ĭdis, adj. f., Telmessian: “sinus,Luc. 8, 248.
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