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HEPTACOME´TAE (Ἐπτακομῆται), a barbarous tribe of the Mosynoeci on the coast of Pontus, inhabiting Mount Scoedises, and living on chesnuts and game. From their houses, which are said to have resembled towers, they attacked and robbed travellers. (Strab. xii. p.549; Steph. B. sub voce s.v. comp. MOSYNOECI)


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