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CY´PSELA

CY´PSELA (Κύψελα), a town on the river Hebrus in Thrace, which was once an important place on the via Egnatia. It is the same as the modern Ipsala, or Chapsylar, near Keshan. (Strab. pp. 322, 329; Ptol. 3.11.13; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ann. Comn. vii. p. 204; Liv. 31.16, 38.40, 41; Mela, 2.2; Plin. Nat. 4.18.)

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.18
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 31, 16
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 38, 40
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 38, 41
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 3.11
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