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CERESSUS (Κερησσός), a strong fortress in Boeotia, in the neighbourhood of, and belonging to Thespiae. The inhabitants of Ceressus retreated to this fortress after the battle of Leuctra. It was probably situated at Paleopananhía. (Paus. 9.14.2; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. ii. pp. 490, 450.)

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