, a place on the south coast of Arabia, mentioned only by Pliny (6.28. s. 32
), perhaps identical with Ptolemy's Abisa or Abissagi, a city situated on the Gulf of Salachitae, near the Straits of the Persian Gulf.
This ancient site Forster identifies with Abissa,
a town at the eastern extremity of the Gulf of Bassas, between Harmin and Ras-al-Had, under the Palheiros Mountains, which he conceives to be the Didymi montes of Ptolemy. (Arabia,
vol. ii. pp. 182, 235.)